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, October 8, 2016
- Earth Science Celebration at the Houston Museum of Natural Science (check out the details)

Saturday, October 15, 2016 - Energy Day Festival at Sam Houston Park (downtown (check out the details).

Friday, October 28, 2016 - HCC STEM in "Real Life" - Career & College Exploration Expo at the HCC Alief Campus (check out the details).

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - Young Women Energized - Career night at Houston Baptist University (check it out).

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - Goose Creek 5th Annual Career Night (Baytown) - Career Booth (check it out).

Saturday, January 21, 2017 - The Educator Event @ HMNS - Talk to K-12 teachers (check out the details)

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - Morales Elementary School Science Night

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - First Colony Middle School Career Day (Sugar Land) - Career Booth

Monday, February 13, 2017 - B.E.S.T. Family Science Night (Bellville) - Science Booth

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - Burbank Middle School Career Day

Saturday, February 18, 2017 - Girls Exploring Math and Science (GEMS) at HMNS (check it out) (we already have maximum volunteers)

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 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, February 25, 2017 - 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)

Friday, March 10, 2017 - Fort Bend Christian Academy Science Fair - 5 judges needed

Wednesday, April 6, 2017 - Hargrave High School Career & College Expo (Huffman)

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - HISD When I Grow Up Career Expo - SAVE THE DATE (check out their website).
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - Scout Fair at Minute Maid Park - need volunteers (check their website).

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - Earth Science Celebration at the Houston Museum of Natural Science

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - Energy Day Festival at Sam Houston Park (downtown)