Started in 2014, Science Education Day is a chance to celebrate and say thank you to all those who share their passion for science with kids and adults everywhere and in all venues. This is a day to thank classroom and homeschool science teachers, as well as docents, volunteers, and members of the education staff at museums, zoos, aquariums, observatories, planetariums, state or national parks, science centers, nature centers, outdoor education centers, rocket parks, and any other formal or informal science setting. It’s a good day to thank a teacher; post a thank you note or e-card on your social media page; say thanks on the social media page of museums and other institutions; volunteer at a school, museum, etc; or join or make a special donation to a museum or other institution as a thank you.
Science Education Day is also a good day to share your favorite education experience, share your pictures, or share your time. If you are a science educator, share your classroom, your favorite labs, your awesome activities, and your pictures. If you represent a museum or other institutions, share and celebrate your outreach programs, volunteers, docents, and education staff. We are all born curious about science; Science Education Day is a chance to say, thank you to those who helped turn that curiosity into a passion.