Professional Development Opportunity Detail Page
|Name:||Mechanics & Chemistry Modeling Workshops in central PA|
|School/Institution:||Lebanon Valley College|
|Opportunity Type:||Modeling Workshop
|Teacher Level:||High School
|Description:||Two workshops on modeling physics (mechanics) and modeling first semester chemistry will be held at Lebanon College in central Pennsylvania. The two workshops will meet in parallel Monday-Friday.
Mechanics workshop peer leader: Mr. Jess Dykes, Ridley High School.
Chemistry workshop peer leader: Ray Howanski, Ridley High School.
Both workshops are open to science teachers nationwide, however application priority is given to local teachers.
Long-distance teachers can apply after March 31 if space is available. Apply by emailing Amanda Paveglio: Amanda_Paveglio@iu13.org
Location: Lebanon Valley College (20 miles east of Harrisburg, PN, the capital). Harrisburg has a jet airport. The area is beautiful! -- Amish country.
Click here to learn more about the Modeling Instruction Program. Visit http://modeling.asu.edu/MW_nation.html to find information on Modeling Workshops nationwide and to view possible strategies on how to gain funding (if needed) to attend.
|Duration:||1 week (MTWThF) and several Saturdays in fall|
Benefits and Requirements
|Cost:||to be determined|
College Transcript Credit
|Benefit Explanation:||Graduate credit at Lebanon Valley College is optional.
Dorm housing might be available. Several motels are in the region.
Full-service airport at Harrisburg, the state capitol, 20 miles away.
Beautiful rural location: Amish country
|Other Prerequisites:||One semester of college course in the respective content.|
Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information
Amanda Paveglio, Asst to Curriculum & Instruction Specialist
Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13, Instructional Services
1020 New Holland Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17601
Phone: (717) 606-1674
Fax: (717) 606-1991