Inspire College and K-12 Students!

With a focus on research about sustainability, Student Payload Opportunity with Citizen Science (SPOCS) is seeking help from NASA civil servant or contractors.

Items to get involved with include:

  • Subject matter expert to present a webinar on sustainability research (Sustainability webinar is set for Feb. 26 from 5-6 pm)
  • Technical reviewers to score proposals for merit of experiment (expected commitment is about 5 hours in the month of April)
  • Mentors for selected student teams (expected commitment is 2-5 hours a month from June 2020 – Feb. 2021)

Please find attached a flyer for the help being requested.

To help in any of the these roles, reach out to Scott Black, Education Coordinator here.

Let us continue to provide invaluable support to the youth and the future of STEM!

DeBakey High School 2020 Scientific Symposium

Engage with high school students to inspire future professionals and share your experiences!

Friday, February 14, 2020

8:35 am – 10:00 am, 10:10 am – 11:45 am

DeBakey High School

2545 Pressler Houston, TX 77030

This is an opportunity to describe your work, career pathway, and professional experiences.

If you are able to present, please complete and return the following RSVP form.

Let us continue to provide invaluable support to the youth and the future of STEM!

Engineers as Educators Workshop

AIAA will teach you to inspire students about the marvels of aerospace engineering. Share your passion in a manner students can relate to. Register now for the Engineers as Educators Workshop and you’ll walk away armed with the tools to help you plan and execute powerful experiences and excite the next generation of engineers.

Learn how to:

  • Connect your work to classroom objectives
  • Plan memorable experiences
  • Use simple and clear vocabulary
  • Engage students with hands-on experiences

See PDF flyer for more details.

AIAA Houston K-12 STEM Committee Meeting

Concerned about the national crisis in STEM education? Want to be part of the solution? The AIAA Houston STEM K-12 Committee needs you!

All interested members are invited to attend. Educators Associates, Engineers as Educators alumni, and any other interested members, please join us for the first AIAA Houston STEM K-12 Committee meeting of 2015. We’ll be meeting at Mamacita’s Mexican Restaurant in Webster (Patio Room) on Tuesday, January 20th from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
to eat and discuss the following issues:


  • Introductions
  • Planned Programs
    • Mars Rover Model Celebration
    • Engineers as Educators
  • Status of Old Programs
    • Mentoring
    • School Visits
  • Round table on possible programs
  • Signing up to help run the program
  • For more information, please contact our STEM K-12 Officer, Dr. Edgar Bering, at

    Thanks, and we hope to see you there!

    AIAA Houston STEM Volunteer Opportunity – Ecobot Challenge

    The AIAA Houston Section is encouraging members to participate in the EcoBot Challenge. The EcoBot Challenge is for 5th-8th graders in 4-person student teams to design, build and program autonomous robots to accomplish 4 missions on a competition table. The event will be held at Reliant Center Hall E and needs setup volunteers May 16th and varying types of volunteers on May 17th. You can find out more on the website below or go directly to sign up here.  If you sign up, please be sure to put down “AIAA Houston” as the organization you are representing and also let us know you will be attending by selecting the “Free Ticket” below.

    Thank you in advance for inspiring the next generation and giving them a great learning experience!

    EcoBot Challenge Volunteer Signup

    EcoBot FAQ Page

    AIAA Houston Section Volunteer Sign Up (Remember to sign up on the EcoBot Challenge Site Too!):