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Name: Modeling Workshop (Advanced): electricity
School/Institution: Florida International University
Department/Unit: Physics
City: Miami
State: FL
Opportunity Type: Modeling Workshop
Teacher Status: Preservice
Inservice
Teacher Level: High School
Description: This Florida International University Modeling Instruction workshop covers electricity and is appropriate for physics teachers at a high school level.  This workshop is the second in a series of two workshops and the mechanics workshop is a prerequisite to attend this workshop.

The workshop is open to high school physics teachers nationwide, but local teachers have priority, then Florida teachers, then out-of-state teachers.

Click here to learn more about the Modeling Instruction Program and the American Modeling Teachers Association (AMTA) or visit http://modelinginstruction.org/teachers/workshops/ to find information on Modeling Workshops nationwide and strategies to seek funding (if needed) to participate.
Start Date: 07/22/2013
End Date: 08/09/2013
Duration: 3 weeks (MTWThF)
Application Deadline: 05/22/2013
tentative
Opportunity Website: http://modelinginstruction.org/teachers/workshops/
Application Link: http://modeling.fiu.edu
Sponsor Link: http://modelinginstruction.org

Benefits and Requirements

Cost: Free
Benefits: Stipend
Professional Development/CEU
Benefit Explanation: $1500 stipend. Funded by a NSF physics research grant, these two annual Modeling Workshops are CHEPREO Education and Outreach activities.

In 2013, on-campus Housing is available for $40 per night.

In 2013, graduate credit was available at an approximate cost of $1500.
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen
Other Prerequisites: Applicants must have previously completed either the FIU mechanics workshop  or any other
Mechanics Modeling 3-week workshop to be accepted to this workshop.

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: David Jones, Physics Instructor - Teacher in Residence
Department of Physics, Florida Intl University
11200 SW 8 Street
Miami, FL 33199
Phone: 305-348-4881