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Crawford Group Goes Back To Highschool
Teaching middle and high school students about structure-property relationships at UCF’s STEM Day in Orlando, FL; 2021.
Inspiring Elementary Students
Talking science and virtual lab tour with elementary students at Waldon School of Arts in Orem, UT; 2020.
Chemistry Week: Science Day Volunteer – 2019
Learning about extraction of iron in Cheerios at the Science Museum in Orlando, FL; 2019.
ASM Materials Education Foundation – 2018
AeroMat Mini-Camp 2018 in Orlando, FL was well attended by local middle- and high-school students who are eager to learn about STEMM. The Crawford Group organized a ‘Fun with Plastics’ demo, and had a lot of fun interacting with all of the attending students.
Graduate Research Forum Judge – 2018
Great job to all of the graduate student researchers that participated in the Graduate Research Forum (GRF). The GRF, a part of the Student Research Week, features poster displays and oral presentations representing UCF graduate students from diverse disciplines. The Research Forum is an opportunity for students to showcase their research and creative projects and to receive valuable feedback from faculty judges.
Dr. Nelson Ying Orange County Science Exposition – 2018
Science Project Judge: Senior Chemistry Division (high school). Dr. Crawford had a great time interacting with high school students as they presented their research projects. The Ying Expo is open to all public, private and home-schooled students throughout and within Orange County, Florida, and has affiliation with the Florida State Science and Engineering Fair and the Intel International Science and Engineering fair.
UCF: College of Engineering and Computer Science, and Office of Diversity and Inclusion – 2018
Diversity Forum Panelist. Dr. Crawford joined in as a panelist for the unique opportunity to meet and discuss with a diverse student audience topics related to inclusion in academic and work environments.
Maryland Science Olympiad – 2012, 2013, 2015
Science Competition Judge. Crawford had a great time interacting with middle school students as they worked in teams to compete in the completion of physical science projects.
44th International Chemistry Olympiad – 2012
Crawford participated as a lab supervisor and comprehensive exam proctor while high school-aged students from around the world came together to compete on upper-level chemistry-related tasks and curriculum.