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 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 22, 2018
- STEM/NOVA Day at Houston Museum of Natural Science

Saturday, October 13, 2018
- Earth Science Celebration at the Houston Museum of Natural Science (check out the details)

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - Energy Day Festival at Sam Houston Park (downtown (check out the details).

Monday, October 22, 2018 - Seabrook Intermediate School

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - Young Women Energized - Career night at Houston Baptist University (check it out).

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - Hyde Elementary School Family Science Night

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - The Educator Event @ HMNS - Talk to K-12 teachers (check out the details)

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - Morales Elementary School Science Night

Saturday, January 26, 2019 - Aldine ISD High School Science Fair - Judges needed

Saturday, February 16, 2019 - Girls Exploring Math and Science (GEMS) at HMNS (check it out)

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 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 23, 2019 - 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.

Saturday, April 6, 2019 - Scout Fair at NRG Arena - need volunteers (check their website).

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - HISD When I Grow Up Career Expo - SAVE THE DATE (check out their website).

TBA, 2019 - Bellville Engineering Science Technology Booster Club Family Science Night

TBA, 2019 - Mission Glen Elementary Science Fair

TBA, 2019 - Ridgemont Elementary Career Day Expo

TBA, 2019 - Greater Houston Area STEM Conference (check it out)

TBA, 2019 - Science & Engineering Fair of Houston - Awards Ceremony

TBA, 2019 - Fort Bend Christian Academy Science Fair - 5 judges needed

TBA, 2019 - Reach for the Stars! STEM Festival for Girls

TBA, 2019 - Roberts Road Elementary Family Science Night

TBA, 2019 - Offshore Technology Conference Energy Education Institute

TBA, 2019 - First Colony Middle School Career Day (Sugar Land) - Career Booth

TBA, 2019 - B.E.S.T. Family Science Night (Bellville) - Science Booth

TBA, 2019 - Burbank Middle School Career Day

TBA, 2019 - Goose Creek 6th Annual Career Night (Baytown) - Career Booth (check it out).

TBA, 2019 - Alvin Jr. High Career Day (career speaker needed)

TBA, 2019 - Hargrave High School Career & College Expo (Huffman, TX)

TBA, 2019 - Benavidez Elementary School Career Day

TBA, 2019 - Barbers Hill Middle School North Career Day

TBA, 2019
- O'Bryant Intermediate School Career Day

TBA, 2019 - Purple Sage Elementary School Career Day