We are driven every day to make things better. For teachers, for students, and for the world of science.


Let us help remove the stress from planning your labs – so you can focus on the students!


What We Offer

We do our own field collection, grow many of our own cultures, prepare specimens for classroom study, and develop and test many of our new products. 

We offer unparalleled quality, support, and expertise for educators teaching distance learning science programs.

Carolina Kits 3D® is a full-year lab program designed by educators to engage students in scientific and engineering practices while applying core ideas and crosscutting concepts.

Like any curriculum, OpenSciEd requires materials and support. When you partner with Carolina, you get everything you need for classroom success from a single trusted and reliable supplier.

Build a strong K–5 science program with Building Blocks of Science 3D. We offer effective, 30-minute science kits designed for NGSS.

Looking for superior curriculum for elementary or middle school science? Explore our Smithsonian Programs–setting the standard in 3D learning and 3D assessment.


Our Brands

We’ve partnered with and cultivated the highest quality brands to provide the best instruction material for your classroom.

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We'll Handle Everything

Need help? Need technical assistance? Looking for a particular product? Need help placing an order or checking the status of an order? We are here to help.

Our product experts worked with lab specifications from schools around the country to develop custom material lists for the most common labs.

Your living material is on the way, now what? We’ve curated care guides for all our living material to let you know what you need to do as your organism arrives.

Carolina offers a general laboratory agreement and course specific agreements in Spanish as well as English to ensure both students and parents understand the necessity for classroom lab safety. 

Our happy customers

We’ve helped
thousands of teachers

K. Wolanin

Athens Academy


“Everything that I have ever used from Carolina Biological has been excellent quality, and I always think to look there first for my Science room needs.”

J. Gale

Fairmont Jr. High School


“I attended the NSTA and CAST conferences… The carolina group has been the most helpful group I have ever worked with. In the sessions and at the booths. I explained my classroom goals and …[they]… worked with me to find items from carolina that I could use to reach my goal…”

K. Jones

University of SC at Sumter


“I never have a problem in getting a change made to an existing order, credit for an order not arriving, customer service is top notch. It is a very easy company to deal with.”

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Did you know?

Between our kit vouchers and shipment delivery date scheduler, you can receive your materials when you’re ready to do your labs. Click here for more information.

This level of experience and world-class support means that Carolina understands your unique needs. Contact us at or call us at 336.586.4399Click here for more information.

Looking for a specific anatomical model or skeleton not featured on our website? We can help! Call our customer service team at 800.334.5551.

We welcome the opportunity to prepare custom slides and sets to your specifications. For more information, please call 800.227.1150 and ask for the Microscope Slides Department.

Parts are in stock and we provide top-of-the-line repair and reconditioning. Our expert repairs are at a reasonable cost. Call the Microscopes Department at 800.227.1150 for an estimate and options regarding repair and instructions for shipping if needed.

We offer a variety of eProcurement support solutions, including punchout catalogs, hosted catalogs, electronic requisition support, and electronic invoicing support. If you are new to eProcurement, our talented team is ready to answer your questions and help with implementation. Contact us via email or call us at 336.538.6294Click here for more information.

We’d like to make the decision-making easier and faster for you by providing a series of standards correlations, textbook correlations, and curricula correlations. View Correlations Center

We constantly strive to improve and innovate to be the best we can be as a world-class provider of high-quality science products and resources. That’s why we’re bursting with pride as the winner of four prestigious national Educators Pick Best of STEM 2023 Awards and for being named Finalist in two additional categories. Learn More

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