Professional Development Opportunity Detail Page
|Name:||Chemistry II Modeling Workshop at ASU|
|School/Institution:||Arizona State University|
|Opportunity Type:||Modeling Workshop
|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.
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.
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.
|Duration:||2 weeks (MTWThF).|
Benefits and Requirements
|Cost:||In Feb., ASU tuition is posted at http://modeling.asu.edu/MNS/MNS.html|
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 try to offer a few partial tuition scholarships for out-of-state teachers, too.
Teachers worldwide can apply to reserve a seat for non-credit. $400 registration fee. CEUs. Priority to teachers who commit to leadership. Apply online at same URL as above.
On-campus housing (private room, private bath in furnished apartment) is probably ~$31/day. Contact email@example.com
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 (3 weeks preferred: 90 contact hours), or several years' experience implementing the chemistry Modeling Instruction curriculum.|
Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information
Department of Physics, Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ 85287-1504