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Name: Modeling Workshop: Introductory Chemistry (Indiana teachers only)
School/Institution: Notre Dame University
Department/Unit: Physics
City: South Bend
State: IN
Opportunity Type: Modeling Workshop
Teacher Status: Preservice
Teacher Level: High School
Description: A 2-week introductory workshop  in chemistry will be held at the Department of Physics at Notre Dame University.

Peer leader: To be determined

The workshop is sponsored by the Indiana DOE, I-STEM, NISMEC and the University of Notre Dame. Because space is limited (24 spots), priority will be given to teams of at least two teachers from the same school or district.

This workshop is part of a series of Modeling Workshops announced by the Northern Indiana Science, Mathematics and Engineering Collaborative (NISMEC) for Indiana teachers of physics, chemistry, physical science and math.  Additional workshops are available.

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Duration: Dates to be determined. Check application link & opportunity link below
Application Deadline: 05/30/2013
Opportunity Website:
Application Link:
Sponsor Link:

Benefits and Requirements

Cost: Free; the $1000 registration fee is being paid (for Indiana teachers), courtesy of IN-DOE, I-STEM.
Benefits: Stipend
Professional Development/CEU
College Transcript Credit
Benefit Explanation: Participants will receive a stipend (Indiana teachers only).
Housing is available.

Graduate credit is optionally available - paid by the participant.
Other Prerequisites: Open only to Indiana high school science teachers.

Two semesters of college chemistry.

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: Gordon Berry, Ph.D.
Department of Physics, Notre Dame University
South Bend, IN 46556