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Who is Boreal Science?

All You Need to Turn Science Lessons into Science Connections
Boreal Science is Your Complete Solution for Materials and Support for Every Science Subject

Because YOU make big things happen in the classroom each day, we stand with you every step of the way.

Discover a powerful combination of products, resources, and expert support for worry-free shopping, so you're free to focus on connecting your students to science - and inspiring them to explore the world.


  Widest Selection to Meet Your Needs 
We know every lesson, every classroom, and every student is unique.
So we offer a greater selection to match your unique needs.
  • Materials for every science, and every grade level - all in one place
  • Most variety,  most standards-aligned activities, and most options for your budget
  • Simple, straightforward shopping tools to help you make the best selection
Look for NEW easy-to-use buyers guides, like our Preserved Materials Guide, Microscope Guide, and more throughout our catalogs and online.


  Always in Stock
As former educators, we understand what it takes to plan a big science lesson in a short amount of time.
S o we won't make you wait for the items you use most.
  • Thousands of our most popular items, always in stocked and ready when you need them
  • Products ship within 48 hours or less
  • Get the materials you need for your lessons, on your schedule
See the most up-to-date availability on every product page online.


  Highest Quality Materials 
We know you put your very best into every lesson plan to give students that "aha!" moment.
So we only give you our very best with every product and every order.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee lets you shop with confidence
  • Products hand-prepared and selected by in-house scientists for dependable results
  • Every Ward's Science product passes a rigorous 50-point safety and regulatory checklist before it gets yo your classroom
Learn more about our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee


  The Plus is Us. 
When you shop with Boreal Science, you're never alone in the classroom.
Our science and education experts are always a click or call away for one-on-one support, from our science lab to yours.
  • The Ward's Science Plus Us team answers your toughest technical questions in 24 hours or less
  • Time-saving digital content and teacher resources always available online to save you time
  • Contact the Boreal Science Plus Us team:
Email: sciencehelp@vwr.com
Call:   866-260-0501



+Us

We’re always available to answer your questions, provide technical support, or help you choose the best products to meet your unique needs – from our science lab to yours.

Email our team of scientists at sciencehelp@vwr.com to ask a question and get a fast, personal response.

+Custom Solutions

Whether you’re looking for a unique live specimen for your classroom, a custom microscope slide preparation, or an activity kit built to your specifications….we can help you find a solution. Contact us to learn more about:

  • Custom activity kits
  • Custom biology specimens and preparations
  • One-of-a-kind geology specimens and custom collections
  • Custom Histology Slides
  • And more – just ask!

*Items are shipped within 48 hours of ordering when order is received electronically or by phone prior to 1:00 p.m. EST. In-stock promise and 49-hour shipping time excludes hazardous chemicals and exceptional order quantities which will be made available at lead time. Availability subject to change in the event of natural disaster or forces of nature affecting sourcing, shipping, transportation, or availability of living materials required for producing saleable goods. Ward's Science will contact the customer directly to communicate the occurrence of such an event and provide alternate materials when available. Current stock and availability for all products available online on every product page.