Founded in 1931, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Berkeley Lab - ranks among the world’s top research institutions. Located in Berkeley, California, the Lab is a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science national laboratory managed by the University of California. Its open, unclassified research brings together diverse research teams and state-of-the-art facilities to address scientific challenges. Part of the Government and Community Relations Office, the K-12 STEM Education and Outreach team develops educational programs that connect our researchers and experts with students. Our aim is to provide opportunities for learning and support the next generation of scientists.
Founded in 1927, Carolina Biological Supply Company is a leading supplier of science teaching materials. Today, we serve customers worldwide, from teachers and professors to professionals in health and science-related fields. We employ more than 450 people, many of whom are former educators and understand the challenges of the classroom and laboratory. Our staff continues the tradition of collaborating with teachers, scientists, and institutions to create the finest products and services for science education. Our business units include Carolina Science Online, Carolina™ Curriculum, and Carolina Distance Learning™, which offers lab kits for distance education at the college level.