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Amplify Science Quick Start Kit

We’re excited to share a number of resources to set you up for success this school year. If you experience a delay in receiving your materials, use this Amplify Science Quick Start Kit, which serves as an access point to all of Amplify’s digital curriculum resources. The tools provided here—including navigational videos, lessons resources, and resources from our Program Hub—will guide you as you become familiar with the program. 

We hope you find these tools helpful in the early weeks of this 2022-23 school year!

Accessing the Curriculum

Step 1: Accessing the Curriculum

To access many of the resources shared here, you will need login information to Amplify’s curriculum. 

You will receive your login information from your district administrator.

Digital Shared Access
If you’re waiting for your login information, we’re providing you with immediate instructional support through temporary, shared access to the platform. This will assist you in planning your first weeks of school instruction as well as provide temporary, shared access for your students to begin taking advantage of Amplify Science learning opportunities.

For digital access to Amplify Science material and digital support login:

  1. Open an Incognito Google Chrome or Safari web browser
  2. Go to learning.amplify.com
  3. Select “Log in with Amplify”

Are you an educator in Florida? 

View your unique login credentials for the Amplify Science Florida Edition (6-8).

K-5 Login credentials for digital shared access:

Teacher username:

t1.k5sci_quickstart@demo.tryamplify.net

Teacher password:

Amplify1-k5sci_quickstart

Student username:

s1.k5sci_quickstart@demo.tryamplify.net

Student password:

Amplify1-k5sci_quickstart

Share this postcard with your students for easy reference. 

6-8 Login credentials for digital shared access:

Teacher username:

t1.6-8sci_quickstart@demo.tryamplify.net

Teacher password:

Amplify1-6-8sci_quickstart

Student username:

s1.6-8sci_quickstart@demo.tryamplify.net

Student password:

Amplify1-6-8sci_quickstart

Share this postcard with your students for easy reference. 

Important to Note

  • These demo accounts expire on: October 31, 2022.
  • We recommend students utilize the shared login for access to the program and the Amplify Library. Please note since it is a shared demo account, other students will be using the same credentials. Therefore any work completed in the program while using this account will not be saved and will not be available for review.

Science K–5 Program

Step 2: Learning the Program

Getting started

When you are ready to log in to learning.amplify.com and get started, begin by watching the navigation video, grades K–5 to orient you to the digital organization of materials. Feel free to login with the demo credentials provided and follow along.

Printable Resources

Watch the attached video for help on navigating to the printable resources in the program.

Curriculum Maps

These Year at a glance and Navigation structure resources should be helpful as you begin to understand how units are organized and start mapping out your year of Amplify Science.

What’s included?

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

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

Step 3: 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

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.

Navigation walkthrough

Zoom into the navigation 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

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 suggestions for how to use this powerful resource.

Investigation Notebooks

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

Lesson Planning

To assist you with planning and breaking down the lessons, use this lesson planning template.

Assessment

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

Science 6–8 Program

Step 2: Learning the Program

Getting started

When you are ready to login to learning.amplify.com and get started, begin by watching the navigation video, grades 6–8  to orient you to the digital organization of material. Feel free to log in with the demo credentials provided and follow along.

Printable Resources

Coming soon!: Watch the attached video for help on navigating to the printable resources in the program.

Program Guides

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.  

Materials

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

Step 3: 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

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 navigation 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

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 how to use this powerful resource. 

Investigation Notebooks

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

Grade 6

Grade 7

Grade 8

Lesson Planning

To assist you with planning and breaking down the lessons, use this lesson planning template.

Assessment

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

Learn More

Step 4: Learn More

Help for families and caregivers

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. There is a Spanish version available, as well!

Help for teachers and leaders

Start.amplify.com/science

On the Science Start page, you can find links to past webinars and additional training resources under the Learn & Connect section of the page. 

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.

The Amplify Science Program Hub

The Amplify Science Program hub 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.

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. 

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.

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 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

We’re here to help you! 
Have a question about Amplify Science? Our Customer Care and Support teams are ready to answer them all, from digital or tech-related issues to questions on how to teach the curriculum.  

  • Need an answer fast? Chat with us! Click the orange icon while logged into the curriculum to get immediate help in the middle of the school day.
  • You can also email help@amplify.com—our team typically responds within 24 hours. For pedagogical questions, email edsupport@amplify.com.
  • For telephone support, contact us at (800) 823-1969. We have both technical and pedagogical support team members ready to answer your questions. Our Customer Care and Support hours are Monday–Friday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET.