Living Organism Dates

A Few Reminders:

  • Life science courses start 3/11/24.
  • Organisms generally arrive 1-2 days after the shipping date.
  • The vendor informs the delivery company that orders should be delivered to school offices during the school hours.
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: If organisms are not alive/viable for 48 hours after delivery, the provider will replace the organisms within 7 business days of notification by GEMS-Net. Please email within 2 days of receiving your organisms if this is the case.

Click on your grade level button below to view the dates you’ll be receiving the living organisms for the life science courses. For information about the FOSS materials needed to create each living organism habitat click here



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