Summer program for outstanding South Texas students grades 8-12 to travel, prepare for college, and learn about careers in the geosciences.
|Earth is Calling
This program seeks to raise awareness of the geosciences as an academic and career choice among rising high school students with an aptitude for science and math.
|Hot Science – Cool Talks
This program allows leading researchers to communicate their research to the public. Interactive activities, lively discussion, and a live webcast.
Take a crash course in geological sequestration (a.k.a. carbon capture and storage) with experts from the Jackson School.
STORE is an outreach program that promotes better understanding of CO2 sequestration science and engineering technology.
|Austin Earth Science Week
Promote earth science careers and significant contributions that earth scientists make in our society.
|Latin American Forums
This forum is a unique program that addresses a critical need to bring together government and industry decision makers, scholars and scientists, to foster dialogue around energy and environmental issues.
|Cooperative Developmental Energy Program
Fort Valley State University program focuses on the recruitment and placement of academically talented minorities and women in the energy industry.
Explore UT aims to inform the public about the university’s mission — teaching, research and public service.
|GK-12 Program: From Aquifers to Estuaries
Partners graduate students with science teachers in the classroom to improve content knowledge for local teachers & students.
A resource for educators and students to learn from and interact with scientists who study glaciers and ice sheets around the world.
|Research Experience for Undergraduates
Students in the program explore research in ecology, geology, hydrogeology, civil engineering, urban planning, GIS, and coastal ecology.
|Texas Teachers in the Field
Giving K-12 teachers first-hand research experience in field programs headed by UTIG scientists.
|Texas High School Coastal Monitoring Program
High school students, teachers, and scientists work together to gain a better understanding of dune and beach dynamics on the Texas coast.
|Texas Earth and Space Science Revolution
A program of professional development to help prepare teachers for the new capstone course.
Educational Programs by Category
Unit abbreviations: BEG = Bureau of Econ. Geol., DGS = Dept. of Geol. Sciences, ESI = Environmental Science Inst., GF = Geol. Foundation, JSG = Jackson School (all units), UTIG = UT Inst. for Geophysics. * denotes significant online component.
|Earth is Calling||JSG||Website|
|Earth View Texas||BEG||Website|
|ESI GK-12 Program||DGS-ESI||Website|
|ESI Teacher Opportunities||ESI||Website|
|ESI Mini-Sites & Environmental Campaigns||ESI||Website|
|Hot Science – Cool Talks Outreach Lecture Series||ESI-JSG||Website|
|Online Modules for Teachers and Students||BEG||Website|
|Texas Teachers In the Field||UTIG||Website|
|The Texas High School Coastal Monitoring Program||BEG||Website|
|Texas Earth Science Week||BEG||Website|
|Texas Rock Kit (and Virtual Rock Kit)||BEG||Website|
|TXESS Revolution – Teacher Professional Development||UTIG||Website|
|Core Research Centers||BEG||Website|
|Geophysical Log Facility||BEG||Website|
|Houston Research Center Library||BEG||Website|
|Available Digital Data*||BEG||Website|
|Earth and Sky, National Public Radio series||UTIG||Website|
|Hot Science Cool Talks Outreach Lecture Series||DGS-ESI||Website|
|Integrated Core and Log Database*||BEG||Website|
|Petroleum Technology Transfer Council (PTTC)||BEG||Website|
|Surface Casing Website*||BEG||Website|
|Geoscience Publications of Special Interest to Teachers and Students of Earth Sciences||BEG||Website|