Community Outreach 

The Outreach Committee's mission is to educate K-12 students, parents, educators, and the general public by demonstrating geological and geophysical concepts and scientific methods.

Outreach Volunteer Opportunies

Please contact Lisa Buckner at or 713-496-4256 if interested. There are always new events where volunteers are needed, Please check this page often for updates.

K-12 Outreach Volunteers Needed


Saturday, September 23, 2017
- STEM/NOVA Day at Houston Museum of Natural Science

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - Young Women Energized - Career night at Houston Baptist University (check it out).

Saturday, October 14, 2017
- Earth Science Celebration at the Houston Museum of Natural Science (check out the details)

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - Energy Day Festival at Sam Houston Park (downtown (check out the details).

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - Hyde Elementary School Family Science Night

Friday, January 19, 2018 - First Colony Middle School Career Day (Sugar Land) - Career Booth

Saturday, January 20, 2018
- The Educator Event @ HMNS - Talk to K-12 teachers (check out the details)

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - Young Women Energized - Career night at Houston Baptist University (check it out).

Thursday, January 25, 2018 -
Morales Elementary School Science Night

Monday, February 12, 2018 - Bellville Engineering Science Technology Booster Club Family Science Night

Saturday, February 17, 2018 
- Girls Exploring Math and Science (GEMS) at HMNS (check it out)

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - AAUW Expanding Your Horizons in Science & Mathematics (Spring Forest Middle School) - Two presenters needed for a hands-on activity workshop for middle school girls - instructions & materials will be provided.  (check out the details)

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - Science and Engineering Fair of Houston (UH Main Campus)- (check out the details).  Judges needed (Bachelors degree required); no previous judging experience needed for grades 7-12 projects.

Friday, April 13, 2018 - Fort Bend Christian Academy Science Fair - 5 judges needed

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - HISD When I Grow Up Career Expo - SAVE THE DATE (check out their website).
Saturday, April 14, 2018 - Scout Fair at Minute Maid Park - need volunteers (check their website).

TBA, 2018 - B.E.S.T. Family Science Night (Bellville) - Science Booth

TBA, 2018 - Burbank Middle School Career Day

TBA, 2018 - Greater Houston Area STEM Conference

TBA, 2018 - Reach for the Stars! STEM Festival for Girls

TBA, 2018 - Goose Creek 6th Annual Career Night (Baytown) - Career Booth (check it out).

TBA, 2018 - Alvin Jr. High Career Day (career speaker needed)

TBA, 2018 - Hargrave High School Career & College Expo (Huffman, TX)

TBA, 2018 
- HISD When I Grow Up Career Expo

TBA, 2018 - Benavidez Elementary School Career Day

TBA, 2018 - Offshore Technology Conference Energy Education Institute

TBA, 2018 - Barbers Hill Middle School North Career Day

TBA, 2018
- O'Bryant Intermediate School Career Day

TBA, 2018 - Purple Sage Elementary School Career Day