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Name: Three 5-day Modeling Workshops in Mechanics
School/Institution: Greenhill School
Department/Unit: Science
City: Addison
State: TX
Opportunity Type: Modeling Workshop
Teacher Status: Preservice
Teacher Level: High School
Description: Peer leader: Nicholas Park

This set of 3 consecutive workshops on teaching mechanics using Modeling Instruction will be held in 1 week increments:

June 13-17: Introduction to Modeling Instruction; kinematics
June 20-24: Dynamics and projectiles
June 27-July 1: Energy, momentum, circular motion

A teacher can attend Week 1, Weeks 1 and 2, or all three weeks (preferred!). Teachers who previously had a 2-week Modeling Workshop in mechanics can take Week 3.

The workshops are open to teachers nationwide and will be located in Addison, Texas. Addison is approximately 10 miles north of Dallas.

For more information or to register, please see

For assistance, please email Nicholas Park:

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Start Date: 06/13/2011
End Date: 07/01/2011
Duration: A sequence of three 5-day workshops
Application Deadline: 06/12/2011
Opportunity Website:
Sponsor Link:

Benefits and Requirements

Cost: $175 for 1 week; $325 for 2 weeks; $450 for 3 weeks
Benefits: Professional Development/CEU
Other Prerequisites: 2 semesters of college physics.

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: Nicholas Park
Science Department, Greenhill School
4141 Spring Valley Road
Addison, TX 75001
Phone: (972) 628-5636