SEP has complied a list of other resources that you may find useful in your creating and doing hands-on science lessons in the classroom.  This list is not complete.  Please feel free to let us know about other resources that you find valuable.

Sources for organs for dissection:*

Type of Organ Company Website Phone # Address
Sheep Brains Carolina Biological 800-334-5551  
Squid J.R. Seafood 415-647-0106 310 BayShore Boulevard San Francisco, CA 94124
Cow’s Eye’s C&M (Meats) 510-848-3460 2843 San Pablo Ave Berkeley, CA 94702
Sheep Hearts Guerra Quality Meats 415-826-4600 2989 24th St San Francisco, CA 94110
Sheep Hearts Golden Gate Meat Company 415-861-3800  
Sheep Hearts Belmar La Gallinita Meat Market   415-826-4600 2989 24th St San Francisco, CA 94110

*(primarily in the San Francisco Area), always call and check with the company to see if they have organs available, (many require advanced ordering time of up to 2-3 weeks):

Sources for Dry Ice:*

Type of Material Company Website Phone # Address
Dry Ice SF Ice Co. 415-826-8627 1690 Evans Ave. San Francisco, CA 94124
Dry Ice Praxair http 415-431-8818 45 Williams Ave., San Francisco, CA
Dry Ice United Liquors   415-567-0580 2401 Chestnut St, San Francisco, CA 94123
Dry Ice Lucky Supermarket   415-923-6411 1750 Fulton St, San Francisco, CA 94117

*(primarily in the San Francisco Area), always call and check to see if they have dry ice available.

Sources for other science supplies:*

Company Website Phone # Location
Niles Biological 916-386-2665 Sacramento
Carolina Biological 800-334-5551 North Carolina

*(Owl Pellets, insects, other invertebrates, vertebrates, microscopes and other science education equipment)


Science Supplies:

  • SCRAP SF (Creative reuse of materials that traditionally have been discarded as waste):
  • BioLink Depot (free science supplies and Equipment):
  • RAFT- Resource Area For Teachers (RAFT’s products (Activity Kits & Idea Sheets), services (professional development and mentoring) and low-cost teaching supplies- membership $40, multiple locations) –

Science Lending Libraries: