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Name: Two 5-day Modeling Workshops in mechanics in southern Maine
School/Institution: First Parish UU Church
City: Kennebunk
State: ME
Opportunity Type: Modeling Workshop
Teacher Status: Inservice
Teacher Level: High School
Description: Two one-week introductory workshops for high school science teachers nationwide. 40 hours/week. Teachers can attend either week or both weeks, but it is strongly recommended that they attend for both weeks.

Second semester physics Modeling Instruction content is by individual arrangement.

Peer leaders: Mike Waters, Chad Hodgkins

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Start Date: 07/25/2011
End Date: 07/29/2011
Duration: Five long days. Second workshop is August 1-5.
Application Deadline: 07/15/2011
Opportunity Website:
Application Link:

Benefits and Requirements

Cost: $650 per week
Benefit Explanation: Cost is per week and includes lunches. Cost for 2 weeks: $1250.
Graduate credit pending, for additional cost.
Local hotels or free housing with church members. Reserve early, since it's a popular tourist town.
Other Prerequisites: Two semesters of college physics.

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: James Vesenka, Ph.D., Professor of Physics, UNE
FPUU Kennebunk
P O Box 235
Kennebunk, ME 04043
Phone: 207-749-7913