Houston Events

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For additional information on local events, visit the Houston Geological Society (HGS) online.

Earth Science Celebration: Houston Museum of Natural Science
Saturday, October 13, 2018 (11:00am -3:00pm)

Our popular passport program, “Earth as Inspiration”, will guide you through hands-on activities and interactive demonstrations that broaden awareness of the Earth sciences.    

*Special pricing for the event:    $3.50 K-12 students       $3.50 College students/teachers/professors with valid school/college ID
*Check in at the Earth Science Week table in the Grand Hall before purchasing tickets.
 Educators: AGI Earth Science Week Toolkit – FREE with school/college ID

Energy Day: Free Downtown Houston Festival by Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) and Consumer Energy Education Foundation (CEEF)
Saturday, October 20, 2018 (11:00am - 4:00pm)

Three city blocks of exhibits will focus on innovative and interactive technology demonstrating energy production, processes, and efficiencies. Students can see and touch state-of-the-art technology, interact with experts, and ask questions.

Earth Science Week Field Trip – Wiess Energy Hall at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, 4th Floor Duncan Family Wing
Sunday, October 21, 2018 (12:00am -3:00pm)
*Special pricing for the event:    $3.50 K-12 students       $3.50 College students/teachers/professors with valid school/college ID
*Visit the HGS Earth Science Week table in the HMNS’s Grand Hall to get a voucher for this special price.

Where: Meet on 4th floor Duncan Family Wing                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

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Consumer Energy Alliance

Step onto the Wiess Energy Hall drill floor to start your field trip adventure. Journey from the Big Bang to the Houston of the future.

Meet Energy Experts: Learn about all the kinds of energy:

  • Hydrocarbon exploration and production
  • Transport
  • Refining
  • New sources of energy
  • Power generation
  • Careers of the future
Rides too! Go down to the age of the dinosaurs in the Geovator. Get miniaturized and travel through shale formations to find out what fracking really is!