Professional Development Opportunity Detail Page
|Name:||Modeling Workshop (Advanced): electricity|
|School/Institution:||Florida International University|
|Opportunity Type:||Modeling Workshop
|Teacher Level:||High School
|Description:||This Florida International University Modeling Instruction workshop covers electricity and is appropriate for physics teachers at a high school level. This workshop is the second in a series of two workshops and the mechanics workshop is a prerequisite to attend this workshop.
The workshop is open to high school physics teachers nationwide, but local teachers have priority, then Florida teachers, then out-of-state teachers.
Click here to learn more about the Modeling Instruction Program and the American Modeling Teachers Association (AMTA) or visit http://modelinginstruction.org/teachers/workshops/ to find information on Modeling Workshops nationwide and strategies to seek funding (if needed) to participate.
|Duration:||3 weeks (MTWThF)|
Benefits and Requirements
|Benefit Explanation:||$1500 stipend. Funded by a NSF physics research grant, these two annual Modeling Workshops are CHEPREO Education and Outreach activities.
In 2013, on-campus Housing is available for $40 per night.
In 2013, graduate credit was available at an approximate cost of $1500.
|Citizenship Requirement:||U.S. Citizen
|Other Prerequisites:||Applicants must have previously completed either the FIU mechanics workshop or any other
Mechanics Modeling 3-week workshop to be accepted to this workshop.
Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information
David Jones, Physics Instructor - Teacher in Residence
Department of Physics, Florida Intl University
11200 SW 8 Street
Miami, FL 33199