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Back to School Science Essentials

Is your science classroom or lab ready to go for the beginning of the school year rush? School Specialty has everything you need for all branches of science. We’re ready to furnish your lab with back to school science classics, not to mention new and updated items to set students on paths of discovery. Here are our suggestions to get you started!


Periodic Table of Elements

Is your periodic table of elements current? Make sure your table is always up to date with our selection, plus find a number of kits and resources to add further study elements to the classroom.

Chemistry Experiment Kits

Finding all the supplies you need for demonstrations and experiments can be frustrating. So why not let us do the work for you? These kits are curated and ready to go!

Biology and Life Science

Plant Science

Whether it’s full-fledged farming or hobby gardening, it’s never too early to start teaching this valuable trade. We’ve got seeds and soil, kits and curriculum, and plenty of measurement tools and informational posters to grow their skills!


If you want your students ahead of the game, pique their interest in biotechnology with these kits and equipment. Unlock the secrets of DNA using colorful models and in-depth testing supplies.

hydroponics kit for growing without soil
electrophoresis science lab kit

Earth and Environmental Science


From the rocks and minerals in the ground to the water we drink, you’ll find what you need for engaging curriculum support in all earth sciences.

Weather and Climate

Did you know lightning strikes 44 times per second somewhere on Earth? Imagine all the cool wisdom you can deliver to young student scientists as they conduct weather and climate investigations.

Astronomy and Space

Need a showstopper to get students engaged to start the year? How about a grand finale to close out the semester? It’s hard to match the awe and inspiration that comes from studying the stars.

Back to School Science is more than this!

You’re right, we missed a few, or a lot, and we deeply apologize for that error. I mean, we never even got to talk about robots! But fear not, as all of our science category pages are there to assist with finding supplies to build a robust back to school science plan in any scientific branch.

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