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Name: 2 Modeling Workshops: Mechanics, Electricity
School/Institution: Buffalo State College
Department/Unit: Physics
City: Buffalo
State: NY
Opportunity Type: Modeling Workshop
Teacher Status: Preservice
Teacher Level: High School
Description: Probable peer leaders:
   Phil Coburn, Craig Uhrich (PHY 620: mechanics; 6 credits)
   Dave Doty, Larry Hiller (PHY 622: e & m; 6 credits)
8am-5pm MTWRF

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Start Date: 07/21/2014
End Date: 08/08/2014
Duration: 3 weeks (MTWThF)
Application Deadline: 07/11/2014
Tentative deadline
Opportunity Website:
Application Link:
Sponsor Link:

Benefits and Requirements

Cost: In 2012, the cost was $2245 tuition for in-state teachers
Benefits: College Transcript Credit
Benefit Explanation: Tuition was $3595 for out-of-state teachers in 2012.

Limited financial support might be available: see

Low-cost on-campus dorm housing is available.

These courses are part of an MSEd (Physics) program, and other graduate physics summer and regular semester evening and online courses are also available.
Other Prerequisites: Two semesters of college physics.

A mechanics Modeling Workshop is prerequisite to the 2nd semester content Modeling Workshop.

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: Dan MacIsaac, Ph.D., Professor of Physics
Department of Physics, Buffalo State College
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: 716-878-3802