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Name: Chemistry II 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: This workshop is open to teachers worldwide who have taken a 2-week or longer Modeling Workshop in 1st semester chemistry content,or have used Modeling Instruction in chemistry for a few years.

We will begin by debriefing your modeling experiences thus far and re-visiting updates to the "Core" Chemistry units.  Then we will move on to our exciting "Beyond the Core" Units:
  Unit 10 - Models of the Atom
  Unit 11 - Periodic Table and Bonding
  Unit 12(b) - Intermolecular Attractions and Biological Macromolecules
  Unit 13 - Chemical Equilibrium
  Unit 14 - Acids & Bases.

An overview is at the AMTA   webpage on curriculum storylines.

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: 06/29/2020
End Date: 07/10/2020
Duration: 9 days (MTWThF).
Application Deadline: 06/14/2020
Opportunity Website:
Application Link:
Sponsor Link:

Benefits and Requirements

Cost: $400 non-credit, or about $1350 resident tuition/fees for 2 graduate credits
Benefits: Professional Development/CEU
College Transcript Credit
Benefit Explanation: Two graduate credits optional.

Arizona teachers may apply for a partial tuition scholarship. Deadline is May 22. Contact Jane Jackson for details.

Teachers worldwide can apply to reserve a seat for non-credit. $400 registration fee (reduced to $200 for teachers who must pay out of pocket and cannot get reimbursed).  CEUs.  Apply online at same URL as above.

Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix is a 5-minute drive by taxi or light rail. Phx/Mesa Gateway Airport is roughly 20 miles to the east.
Other Prerequisites: Prerequisite: a Modeling Workshop in 1st semester chemistry content of 2 weeks or longer duration (3 weeks preferred: 90 contact hours), or a few years' experience implementing the chemistry 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