Earth Science Outreach

Geoscience is For Everyone

October 13- 19, 2019

2019 Earth Science Celebration at the Houston Museum of Natural Science
Saturday, October 12, 2019, 11:00 am- 3:00 pm

This year’s event emphasizes the importance of the geosciences in the everyday lives of all people. 

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

This year’s event will feature hands-on geoscience activities and interactive science demonstrations in the Glassell Hall, Morian Paleontology Hall Lobby and Wiess Energy Hall. Our popular passport program will guide students through the activities located in the halls. 

Teachers:  2019 ESW Toolkits free with valid school ID

Fieldtrip:  To be Announced

• Held annually at the Houston Museum of Natural Science

• Hands-on activities and demonstrations in the Glassell Hall, Wiess Energy Hall and Morian Hall of Paleontology


8th Annual Energy Day Houston
Saturday, October 20, 2018, 11:00 am- 4:00 pm
Sam Houston Park

Education for the Energy City
• FREE, Family Friendly Festival
• Science, Energy, Technology, Innovation, & Conservation
• Music, Fun Events, Prizes, Food, & Games

More information can be found at


2019 ESW Field Trip- To be announced






Earth Science Week promotes the understanding and appreciation of the value of Earth Science research and its appreciation and relevance to our daily lives.  The Houston Geological Society is honored to join in this celebration that is organized nationally by AGI each year.

• To engage students in discovering the Earth sciences.
• To remind people that Earth science is all around us.
• To encourage Earth stewardship through understanding.
• To motivate geoscientists to share their knowledge and enthusiasm about the Earth.

This event provides a lot of opportunities for our members to give back to the community and share our passion for science.   If you would like to take part, please contact the Earth Science Committee Chair Sharon Choens.


2017 Field Trip Downloads:

Panther Creek Field Guide
Directions to Panther Creek Field Trip
Student 2-page Field Guide
Field Activity Risk Hazard
Field Trip Waiver
20 page Student version - Panther Creek Guide
General version - Panther Creek Guide

2015 Field Trip Downloads:

HGS 2015 Salt Dome Field Trip Poster
HGS 2015 Sea Level Field Trip Poster
McFaddin Beach Trip Information


Earth Science Week: Art, Essay, and Multimedia Contest

 more information can be found at