Earth Science Week Houston

A Citywide Celebration of Earth Science
October 8 -14, 2023

Geologic Map of Texas
Courtesy of HGS

Earth Science Week, the geoscience community's leading public awareness campaign, reaches over 50 million people a year through instructional materials, events, promotions, media coverage, and the Internet. The celebration has taken place annually since its inception in 1998, and Houston has always played a big part!

Earth Science Week Houston's founding partners - the Houston Geological Society and the American Geosciences Institute - invite you to take advantage of the wealth of educational materials, events, and opportunities available:

Houston Events

Houston Activity: Texas Rocks

Earth Science Learning Activities

Spanish/English Education Materials

Participating Houston Organizations

Earth Science Week Houston logo

This year's Earth Science Week will be held from October 8 - 14, 2023 and will celebrate the theme "Geoscience Innovating for Earth and People." The coming year's event will emphasize the essential role of Earth science in helping people make decisions that maintain and strengthen the planet's ability to support thriving life.

Earth Science Week 2023 learning resources and activities will engage young people and others in exploring the many ways that Earth science innovations benefit people and the planet. Individuals of all backgrounds, ages, and abilities will be engaged in enhancing their understanding of the wide range of fascinating and rewarding careers in the geosciences, and the ways that those careers are vital to understanding, monitoring, and living on the planet.