Earth Science Week: Earth and Human Activity

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The HGS in partnership with the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce the theme of Earth Science Week 2017

“Earth and Human Activity”

This year’s event explores human interaction with the planet’s natural systems: geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere.     

In celebration of Earth Science Week Houston, HGS will be hosting the following exciting events: 

Saturday, October 14             Event Time:  11 am – 3 pm
Earth Science Celebration at the Houston Museum of Natural Science
Our popular passport program guides students through hands-on activities and interactive science demonstrations.  
Special pricing for the event:   $3.50 K – 12 students
$3.50 College Students/Teachers/Professors with valid school/college ID
*Check in at Event Table in the Grand Hall before purchasing tickets. 
Teachers:  2017 ESW Toolkits free with valid school ID

Sunday, October 22     Event Time:  Arrive between 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
A free family-friendly outdoor geology 
field trip to Panther Creek, Montgomery County Preserve, south of The Woodlands.  Come explore meandering stream processes with us!  Learn about meander bends, point bars, delta bar deposits, cut banks and the local flora.

For more information, see the HGS Earth Science Week web page.

October 14th, 2017 11:00 AM   through   3:00 PM
Houston Museum of Natural Science
5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston, TX 77030
United States
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