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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
post-secondary
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 http://modelinginstruction.org/workshops-2017 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: http://modeling.asu.edu/MNS/MNS.html
Application Link: http://modeling.asu.edu/MNS/MNS.html
Sponsor Link: http://modelinginstruction.org

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