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Name: Chemistry (2nd SEMESTER) 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 the Modeling Workshop in 1st semester chemistry content.

Peer leader: Phil Root

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.

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: 06/15/2015
End Date: 06/26/2015
Duration: 2 weeks (MTWThF).
Application Deadline: 06/01/2015
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 10 or so, they must pay a $50 late fee.

Arizona teachers may apply for a partial tuition scholarship. Contact Jane Jackson for details. We offer a few partial tuition scholarships for out-of-state teachers, too.

Teachers worldwide can apply to reserve a seat for non-credit. $200 registration fee.  CEUs. Priority to teachers who commit to leadership. DOWNLOAD an application form at same URL as above.

On-campus housing (private room, private bath in furnished apartment) is probably ~$20/day! Contact

Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix is a 5-minute drive by taxi or light rail.
Other Prerequisites: Prerequisite: a Modeling Workshop in 1st semester chemistry content of 2 weeks or longer duration, or extensive 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