Texas Educational Seismic Project (TX-ESP) in 2017 Community events
October 21, 2017 (HOUSTON, TX) – STEM TEXAS, Energy Day Houston
June 6 thru June 10 (BOSTON, MA) – ESP Workshop for Texas and Boston initiatives, collaboration on curriculum and training.
May 13, 2017 (HOUSTON, TX) –Olle STEM Academy & Klentzman STEM Academy Present G.I.R.L.S. (Girls Influencing Real Lives in STEM) Conference)
April 24, 2017 (SPRING, TX) Northgate Crossing Elementary School will hold it’s Second Annual STEM Fair thanks to the generous donation from HEB Tournament of Champions. Watch for new activities and new STEM Professionals!
April 22, 2017 (HOUSTON, TX) – “When I Grow UP” HISD Expo at the Hattie Mae ESC on 4400 West 18th Street.
April 20, 2017 – Channelview ISD STEM FEST
April 6, 2017 (VIRGINIA) – Videoconference introducing Geophysics with the local Alexandria, VA Girl Scout troop.
February 8, 2017 (SEELEY LAKE, MT) Career Day! TX-ESP and Seeley Lake, MT students will continue with our online discussions about earthquakes, ground motion and geophysics.
Texas Educational Seismic Project (TX-ESP) in Fall 2016 Community events:
December 8, 2016 – (SEELEY LAKE,MT) TXESP and Seeley Lake Elementary School 6th graders help an online “quick teach” and “ask/answer” session. We discussed how the EQ-1 creates a seismogram, and Mrs. Kristi answered questions about fracking, earthquake prediction, earthquake location, and listening to the Ocean. What a blast!
November 8, 2016 – (HOUSTON, TX) mini-lesson and activity with Ms. Kaleta’s classroom at Westside High School. The students are competing for new science lab equipment, and we made a video application for the contest. Great job gals and guys! Check out their human-made earthquakes on the seismogram posted!
October 24-26, 2016 – (RESTON, VA) “Can You Show Us the Richter Scale: The Challenges of Teaching About Magnitudes with Educational Seismographs”. Co-Authorship of Poster Presentation at the Eastern Section of the Seismological Society of America Meeting.
October 15, 2016 – (HOUSTON-TX) A successful day for our booth at Energy Day Houston at Sam Houston Park in Downtown Houston from 11:00 to 4:00. Thank you to our sponsor, the Society of Women Engineers .
Texas Educational Seismic Project (TX-ESP) in Spring 2016 Community events:
Friday, January 15, 2016 – (SPRING, TX) TX-ESP hosted a mini- STEM Fair at Northgate Crossing Elementary School; what great kids with energetic and dedicated teachers! A special thank you to our volunteers: Rich Fink, Elizabeth King, Dayna Salter, Loretta and Mark Malander.
Thursday February 18, 2016 – (SPRING, TX) TX-ESP participated in Science Night, yesterday, at Northgate Crossing Elementary School. CONGRATULATIONS to the anonymous student who solved the marble and waves activity. Amazing kids!
Saturday February 27, 2016 – (CAMP PRYOR, TX). TX-ESP and the Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council were Rock Stars this weekend; we were introduced to seismology and the EQ-1 Educational Seismometer
Saturday April 2, 2016 -(HOUSTON, TX) TX-ESP attended the Houston STEM Mentoring Café at the Houston Children’s Museum in Houston. Middle and High School teachers and their students are encouraged to join us at the event. The Event brought STEM Professionals and Educators together for mentoring and networking. It was a great event!
Saturday April 16, 2016 – (AUSTIN, TX) TX-ESP attended GirlStart in Austin, TX. This regional STEM conference is affiliated with Expanding Your Horizons and motivates girls in middle school to participate in STEM activities and learn about their associated professions.
Thursday, April 28, 2016 – (HOUSTON, TX) Hosted at the George R.Brown Convention Center, the 4th Annual STEM Educational Week and ‘State of Texas Official STEM Day’ was a great success. TXESP presented hands-on activities at both the Resource Forum and the Share-a-Thon.
Friday May 20, 2016 – (HOUSTON, TX) Field Elementary School, in the Houston Heights, accepted an invitation from TX-ESP to host a different STEM fair – and Fridays are Great Days! All the children participated and left with smiles and high-fives!