U.S. Communities

Fisher Science Education

The World Leader in Serving Science

  • Phone: 800-955-1177
  • Fax: 800-955-0740

Preparing today’s students to be the innovators of tomorrow isn’t always easy. Finding the tools you need to do it should be. From basic lab supplies to state-of-the art classroom technology, Fisher Science Education has everything you need to create a 21st Century learning environment.

Fisher Science Education is a complete lab solutions provider, serving K-12 science education, college, and consumer markets. Our comprehensive portfolio of education products covers all science disciplines, including Chemistry, Biology, Physics, and Earth Science, as well as emerging curriculum areas like STEM, Career and Technical Education, Biotechnology, and Environmental Technology.  We deliver practical real world science applications to the classroom through exciting products to engage students and demonstrate the relevancy of science in their everyday life.

Products & Solutions


Complete portfolio covering all science disciplines:


  • Most aggressive discounts offered in the industry
  • Free freight on ALL orders (some exclusions apply)
  • Unmatched product selection covering all science disciplines (Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Earth Science, Biotechnology, Forensics, STEM)
  • Save on order processing, bid preparation and evaluation time
  • Industry leading e-commerce capabilities
  • Personalized subject matter expertise and onsite sales support
  • Hassle-free service and prompt delivery
  • Free access to ChemAssist – our chemical inventory app



  • 33% discount off published list prices for all general lab and education products and 19% off our research catalog
  • 35% discount of all Fisher Science Education branded chemicals
  • 35% Hotlist discount
  • Large order incentive discounts of up to 2%
  • E-commerce rebate of 1% of total sales
  • Free freight on all orders (some exclusions apply)
  • 50% off Professional Development
  • Hazardous fees reduced to $10.00




How do I place an order with Fisher Science Education?
Fisher Science Education accepts orders via phone, fax, mail, e-mail, and website:

Price confirmations: You can also use our website to confirm U.S. Communities contract pricing for all our items. If you have an ordering web account established, all products will automatically reflect U.S. Communities contract pricing. If you do not have a web account established, send us an e-mail to uscommunities@thermofisher.com letting us know you wish to set up a web account for price confirmation. We will contact you to set up your web account.

Who can participate?
Fisher Science Education’s product portfolio is mainly geared towards K-12 School Districts, as well as Community Colleges. Universities, Colleges, States, State Agencies, Counties, Cities, Non-Profits, and Special Districts are also eligible to participate should they be looking to purchase science education products.

What is covered under the contract?
The contract covers all items in Fisher Science Education’s product portfolio, over 20,000 products in total. Fisher Science Education is a total lab solutions provider, serving K-12 science education, community college and undergraduate, and consumer markets. Fisher Science Education’s comprehensive portfolio of education products covers all science disciplines, including Chemistry, Biology, Physics, and Earth Science, and includes emerging curriculum areas such as STEM, Biotechnology, Forensics, and Environmental Technology.

Is there a fee associated with participating in the Fisher Science Education and U.S. Communities contract for science equipment and lab supplies?
No there are no costs or user fees to the public agency to adopt the contract.

How do I register to participate?
Complete the free, online registration found on the U.S. Communities website. During the registration process you will be asked to mark suppliers you are interested in. Select ‘Fisher Science Education’ and your local Sales Rep will reach out to you to complete the registration process.

My state requires government agencies to bid everything. Can government agencies in my state use this program without going out to bid?
Yes. This contract has been competitively bid by a government agency. Through the Joint Powers Authority or an inter-local agreement, local governments can "piggy-back" this competitively bid contract through U.S. Communities. This satisfies the competitive bid requirements in most states. See state by state laws on intergovernmental purchasing.

Our agency has already negotiated a discount through Fisher Science Education; will I receive better pricing if we buy through the U.S. Communities and Fisher Science Education program?
Absolutely. Fisher Science Education has made the commitment to U.S. Communities that the discount provided on the U.S. Communities contract for science supplies is the best contract discount we can offer to any school district nationwide.

If my agency already has an account with Fisher Science Education, do I need to set up a new account?
No. After working with your Fisher Science Education Sales Rep to adopt the contract, the pricing terms will be added to your existing account(s), meaning any orders your agency places will automatically receive the discount.

How do I know if my agency has already adopted the Fisher Science Education and U.S. Communities contract for science supplies?
Contact your local Fisher Science Education Sales Rep, or email us at uscommunities@thermofisher.com.

We would like to order online. What are Fisher Science Education’s e-commerce capabilities?
Fisher Science Education is an industry leader in e-commerce technological solutions. We have years of experience in implementing e-commerce solutions with large school districts around the country, ranging from P-card or Purchase Order online ordering to full punch-outs with cXML and XML Purchase Order submission. Please contact your Fisher Science Education Sales Rep, or our U.S. Communities Manager at uscommunities@thermofisher.com to have Fisher Science Education customize an online ordering solution that is right for your agency.

  • Free shipping on all orders in the continental United States (excludes live, hazardous, motor freight, and expedited shipping charges)
  • Reduced hazardous fees of $10.00



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