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Name: Thermodynamics 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 Modeling Workshops in 1st semester chemistry or physics content.

Peer leader:

We will begin by a day of debriefing your modeling experiences thus far.  Then we will move on to our exciting new thermodynamics workshop, which is aligned with the AP standards in thermo.

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 to find information on Modeling Workshops nationwide and strategies to seek funding (if needed) to participate.
Start Date: 07/05/2018
End Date: 07/18/2018
Duration: 2 weeks (MTWThF).
Application Deadline: 06/24/2018
Opportunity Website:
Application Link:
Sponsor Link:

Benefits and Requirements

Cost: In Feb., ASU tuition is posted at
Benefits: Professional Development/CEU
College Transcript Credit
Benefit Explanation: Two graduate credits optional.

If teachers apply to ASU after May 13 or so, they must pay a $50 late fee.

Arizona teachers may apply for a partial tuition scholarship. Contact Jane Jackson for details.

Teachers worldwide can apply to reserve a seat for non-credit. $400 registration fee.  CEUs. Priority to teachers who commit to leadership. Contact Jane Jackson for details.

On-campus housing (private room, private or shared bath in dorm) is probably ~$32/day. Contact

Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix is a 5-minute drive by taxi or light rail.
Other Prerequisites: Prerequisite: a Modeling Workshop in chemistry or physics content of 2 weeks or longer duration, or extensive experience implementing the chemistry or physics 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