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Bunsen Burner Day

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Bunsen Burner Day

When is Bunsen Burner Day? This holiday is always observed on March 31

Bunsen Burner Day is today. This March 31 holiday celebrates the birthday of its creator. German chemist Robert Wilhelm Eberhard von Bunsen was born on March 31, 1811. And, you guessed it, von Bunsen created the Bunsen Burner.

High school students know all about the bunsen burner. It’s a standard piece of equipment in a science lab. If you work in a chemistry laboratory, chances are you use the burner in your job. If it’s been a while since high school chemistry class, the memory of the Bunsen burner may have faded somewhat.

In case your memory has faded, the Bunsen Burner is a long, hollow tube. Gas and air are combined to create an extremely hot flame. The burner is used in a wide range of scientific and laboratory projects.

Spend a few minutes today to appreciate the value of this important scientific tool. We will let you determine how many minutes to spend in reflection. 

How to Celebrate Bunsen Burner Day

  • Learn more about bunsen burners.
  • If you are in school, consider a career in science.
  • Reflect back on a science experiment you did in your High School Science Lab.

Today's Quote

“Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science.” – – Edwin Powell Hubble

History and Origin of Bunsen Burner Day

We know that Bunsen Burner Day was created to honor the birth of Robert Wilhelm Eberhard von Bunsen. But, we did not discover who created this day, or when this day was created.

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