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Name: Chemistry (2nd SEMESTER) Modeling Workshop at ASU
School/Institution: Arizona State University
Department/Unit: Physics
City: Tempe
State: AZ
Opportunity Type: Modeling Workshop
Teacher Status: Inservice
Teacher Level: High School
Description: A sequel to the Modeling Workshop in 1st semester chemistry content.

Peer leader: Phil Root

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.

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-2015/ to find information on Modeling Workshops nationwide and strategies to seek funding (if needed) to participate.
Start Date: 06/15/2015
End Date: 06/26/2015
Duration: 2 weeks (MTWThF).
Application Deadline: 06/01/2015
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: In Feb., 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 10 or so, they must pay a $50 late fee.

Arizona teachers may apply for a partial tuition scholarship. Contact Jane Jackson for details. We offer a few partial tuition scholarships for out-of-state teachers, too.

Teachers worldwide can apply to reserve a seat for non-credit. $200 registration fee.  CEUs. Priority to teachers who commit to leadership. DOWNLOAD an application form at same URL as above.

On-campus housing (private room, private bath in furnished apartment) is probably ~$20/day! Contact jane.jackson@asu.edu

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, or extensive 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