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Name: Chemistry II Modeling Workshop at ASU
School/Institution: Arizona State University
Department/Unit: Physics
City: Tempe
State: AZ
Opportunity Type: Modeling Workshop
Teacher Status: Inservice
post-secondary
Teacher Level: High School
Description: This workshop is open to teachers worldwide who have taken a 2-week or longer Modeling Workshop in 1st semester chemistry content.

Peer leader: Larry Dukerich (with Guy Ashkenazi, PhD, from Israel)

We will begin by debriefing your modeling experiences thus far and re-visiting updates to the "Core" Chemistry units.  Then we will move on to our exciting "Beyond the Core" Units:
  Unit 10 - Models of the Atom
  Unit 11 - Periodic Table and Bonding
  Unit 12(b) - Intermolecular Attractions and Biological Macromolecules
  Unit 13 - Chemical Equilibrium
  Unit 14 - Acids & Bases.

An overview is at the AMTA   webpage on curriculum storylines.

You may either work to get hours towards re-certification or earn graduate credit.

Click here to learn more about the Modeling Instruction Program and the American Modeling Teachers Association (AMTA) or visit http://modelinginstruction.org/workshops-2017 to find information on Modeling Workshops nationwide and strategies to seek funding (if needed) to participate.
Start Date: 07/05/2017
End Date: 07/18/2017
Duration: 2 weeks (MTWThF).
Application Deadline: 06/30/2017
Opportunity Website: http://modeling.asu.edu/MNS/MNS.html
Application Link: http://modeling.asu.edu/MNS/MNS.html
Sponsor Link: http://modelinginstruction.org

Benefits and Requirements

Cost: About $1300 resident: ASU tuition is posted at http://modeling.asu.edu/MNS/MNS.html
Benefits: Professional Development/CEU
College Transcript Credit
Benefit Explanation: Two graduate credits optional.

If teachers apply to ASU after May 13, they must pay a $50 late fee.

Arizona teachers may apply for a partial tuition scholarship. Contact Jane Jackson for details.

Teachers worldwide can apply to reserve a seat for non-credit. $400 registration fee (reduced to $200 for teachers who must pay out of pocket and cannot get reimbursed).  CEUs. Priority to teachers who commit to leadership. Apply online at same URL as above.

Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix is a 5-minute drive by taxi or light rail.
Other Prerequisites: Prerequisite: a Modeling Workshop in 1st semester chemistry content of 2 weeks or longer duration (3 weeks preferred: 90 contact hours), or several years' experience implementing the chemistry Modeling Instruction curriculum.

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: Jane Jackson
Department of Physics, Arizona State University
Box 871504
Tempe, AZ 85287-1504
Phone: 480-965-8438