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Welcome to the Science Quick Start

We’re excited to share with you a number of resources to help you start teaching. If you experience a delay in receiving your materials, you can use this Amplify Science Quick Start Kit, which we designed to help you access all of Amplify’s curriculum resources digitally. 

This implementation kit will give you a jump start on the new year. The tools provided here—including navigational videos, lessons resources, and our Professional Learning site—will guide you as you become familiar with the program. 

You will receive your login information from your district administrator. If you are logging in to Amplify Science for the first time, we encourage you to visit our Logging in to Amplify page to help you better understand the process. 

You’ll also find training resources each week in the Up Your Amplify Game collection, featured on the main Science page as well as links to past training webinars and registration for upcoming learn events under the Learn & Connect section. We hope you find all of these learning opportunities helpful in the 2021–22 school year!

Science K–5 Program

Learning the Program

When you are ready to login and Get Started begin by watching the K-5 Program Overview video to get to know the basics of Amplify Science, including course structure, components and resources, and phenomenon-based teaching.

Read more about Amplify Science in the Program Guide, a resource for finding out more about the program’s structure, components, supports, and flexibility. Navigate through the links on the left side of the page to access more information about the program and to explore resources that can help with your implementation.

This Year at a Glance and Program Structure visual should be helpful as you begin to understand how units are organized and start mapping out your year of Amplify Science.

Wondering what Amplify Science Material kits look like? Here’s a quick video to explain organization and contents.

As you begin to explore and plan on your own this Amplify Science navigational video will orient you to the digital organization of material. Feel free to log in with the demo credentials provided and follow along.

Preparing to Teach

These Unit and Lesson level tools will set you up for success as you start planning for the new year. 

Unit Guide resources details all the Planning for the Unit, Teacher References and Printable Resources found at the unit level as you dive into each phenomenon. Zoom into the lesson level of Amplify Science with this video.

Don’t have time to watch the video? Here’s a quick help article that explains how to navigate at the lesson level and what’s found in the Lesson Brief.

Classroom Slides are an easy way to teach and present lesson content to the class, and a favorite bonus feature is the ability to edit all the slide decks. Check out this help article to learn all about Classroom Slides and come here for suggestions about how to use this powerful resource. 

For quick access, these links will take you directly to grade level Unit 1 Student Science Investigation Notebooks:

To assist you with planning and breaking down the lessons, use this Lesson Planning Template.

Learn about the myriad Assessment options you have to start the year and monitor progress throughout the year.

We’ve developed a variety of resources to ensure you have the tools you need to support students—whether they are in the classroom or learning from home—in this Remote and Hybrid resources document.

Science 6–8 Program

Learning the Program

When you are ready to log in and Get Started, begin by watching the 6-8 Program Overview video to get to know the basics of Amplify Science, including course structure, components and resources, and phenomenon-based teaching.

Read more about Amplify Science in either the Integrated Model Program Guide or Domain Model Program Guide—a resource for finding out more about the program’s structure, components, supports, and flexibility. Navigate through the links on the left side of the page to access more information about the program and to explore resources that can help with your implementation.

The Scope and Sequence (Integrated or Domain) should be helpful as you begin to understand how units are organized and start mapping out your year of Amplify Science.

Wondering what materials are housed in the Amplify Science kits? Learn more about quantities of both hands-on and print material here.

As you begin to explore and plan on your own, this Amplify Science navigational video will orient you to the digital organization of material. Feel free to log in with the demo credentials provided and follow along.

Preparing to Teach

These Unit and Lesson-level tools will set you up for success as you start planning for the new year. 

Unit Guide resources details all the Planning for the Unit, Teacher References and Printable Resources found at the unit level as you dive into each phenomenon. Zoom into the Lesson Level of Amplify Science with this video.

Don’t have time to watch the above video? Here’s a quick help article that explains how to navigate at the lesson Level and what’s found in the Lesson Brief.

Classroom Slides are an easy way to teach and present lesson content to the class, and a favorite bonus feature is that the slide decks are all editable. Check out this help article to learn all about Classroom Slides and these suggestions about how to use this powerful resource. 

For quick access, these links will take you directly to the Launch and first Core Unit Student Science Investigation Notebooks:

To assist you with planning and breaking down the lessons, use this Lesson Planning Template.

Learn about the myriad Assessment options you have to start the year and monitor progress throughout the year.

We’ve developed a variety of resources to ensure you have the tools you need to support students—whether they are in the classroom or learning from home—in this Remote and Hybrid resources document.

Finding Help

Finding Help

Professional Learning Site: This section will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to start teaching with Amplify Science. You’ll find self-study professional learning videos and resources.

Supporting Your Students

We’ve prepared this website resource to help you support your students and their caregivers. The site is tailored to provide caregivers with curriculum details, an overview of what to expect, and resources to use with students at home.

Using the Help Library

Using the Help Library: We have a robust library of help articles. Anytime you’re looking for answers, visit the library and use the Search tool at the top of the page to find all the articles on keywords such as science, @home, or classroom slides.

There’s even a collection of articles devoted to all things Amplify Science—including more videos.

Technical Requirements

Whether you are logged in with your own or shared credentials, there are two important steps to ensure you and your students can access the Amplify Science digital resources. 

  1. You and your students may be prompted to “accept cookies” when first accessing the program. Your computer or tablet must be set to accept cookies from Amplify program sites. If prompted, select to allow cookies for the Amplify site.
  2. If you see only a blank page—nothing appears to load—when trying to access an Amplify program page (such as my.amplify.com), please check with your IT group to confirm that the URLs on this page have been allowed for your district network. A blank screen is often a sign that the website is being blocked by a school’s content filter. 

Contact Us

Powerful (and free!) pedagogical support

Amplify provides a unique kind of support you won’t find from other publishers. We’ve developed an educational support team of former teachers and administrators who provide pedagogical support at no cost to educators using our programs. This free service includes:

  • Information on where to locate standards and other planning materials
  • Recommendations and tips for day-to-day teaching with Amplify Science
  • Support with administering and interpreting assessment data, and more

To reach our pedagogical team, click the orange icon while logged into the curriculum to get immediate help, call (866) 629-2446, or email edsupport@amplify.com.

Timely technical and program support

Our Customer Care and Support team is available Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET, through a variety of channels: 

  • Live chat: Click the orange icon while logged into the curriculum to get immediate help in the middle of the school day.
  • Phone: Call our toll-free number: (800) 823-1969.

Email: Send an email to help@amplify.com.