For teachers who have not received their elementary school student books yet or want to project the books for the classroom.
Digital access to Student Books is available via the Amplify Library (teachers only) or the Student Apps page (teachers and students).
Teacher access to Digital Student Books
Log into the Curriculum website via learning.amplify.com.
Open the Global Navigation Menu and select the "Library" icon:
3. The Library will open in a separate tab. Please disregard this message and “X” out of the pop-up. Offline reading is not available for Elementary Student Books.
4. Books for each unit will be organized under the unit title.
You can also click on “Genre” and look for the “Science” column to find the unit title.
5. Click on a book cover, and then the “Start Reading” button.
Note: The "Download" button may respond, but the elementary school books are not available for offline reading.
6. A landing page will open in a new tab, displaying the book cover and a link. Click on the link or the book cover to open the Student Book.
Student access to digital Student Books
You and your classroom can also access Student Books from the Student Apps page.
Go to the Student Apps page and log in.
Select a unit.
Select any of the purple tiles corresponding with the book title in the Student Books section. The book will open in a new window.
Reading digital Student Books
A. Zoom in and out of each page.
B. Click on the square to expand to full screen.
Teachers can turn this feature on after projecting their screen to their classrooms. C. Jump forward to a specific page.
D. Flip to the next page.
E. Navigate to a spread inside the book. (Desktop browser only)
F. Search for text.
G. Click on search results to jump to a specific search result.
H. Using a mouse or your laptop’s trackpad, click and drag to simulate page turning.
Tips on accessing digital library
Bookmark the Elementary Student Apps landing page
Offline access for student books is not available. Devices must be connected to the Internet to read the student books digitally.
List of digital books available by unit
Sunlight and Weather
Cool People in Hot Places
Getting Warm in the Sunlight
Handbook of Models
Tornado! Predicting Severe Weather
What Is the Weather Like Today?
Needs of Plants and Animals
A Plant in the Desert
Above and Below
Handbook of Plants
What Does a Scientist Look Like?
Pushes and Pulls
A Busy Day in Pushville
Building with Forces
Forces in Ball Games
Room 4 Solves a Problem
Talking About Forces
A Walk Through the Seasons
Patterns of Earth and Space
Animal and Plant Defenses
Parents and Offspring
Spikes, Spines, and Shells: A Handbook of Defenses
Whose Lunch Is This?
Light and Sound
Can You See in the Dark
Engineering with Light and Sound
What Made This Shadow?
Gary's Sand Journal
Handbook of Land and Water
Making Models of Streams
What's Stronger? How Water Causes Erosion
Plant and Animal Relationships
A Plant Is a System
Handbook of Habitats
My Nature Notebook
Properties of Materials
Can You Change It Back?
Handbook of Interesting Ingredients
Jelly Bean Engineer
Jess Makes Hair Gel
What If Rain Boots Were Made of Paper?
Ideas and Inventors
Weather and Climate
World Weather Handbook
Dangerous Weather Ahead
Seeing the World Through Numbers
What’s Going On with the Weather?
Inheritance and Traits
Blue Whales and Buttercups
Handbook of Traits
How the Sparrow Learned Its Song
Environments and Survival
Who Thinks About Structure?
Explaining a Bridge
Forces All Around
Handbook of Forces
What My Sister Taught Me About Magnets
Arguing to Solve a Mystery
Clues from the Past
Fossil Hunter's Handbook
Through the Eyes of a Geologist
Vision and Light
Handbook of Animal Eyes
I See What You Mean
Investigating Animal Senses
Seeing Like a Shrimp and Smelling Like a Snake
How to Train Your Robot
Energy Past and Present
It's All Energy
Sunlight and Showers
Who Thinks About Systems
Waves, Energy, and Information
Patterns in Communication
Sound on the Move
The Scientist Who Cracked the Dolphin Code
Patterns of Earth and Sky
Dog Days of Summer
Handbook of Stars and Constellations
How Big Is Big? How Far Is Far?
Which Way Is Up?
The Earth System
Chemical Reactions Everywhere
Drinking Cleopatra's Tears
Engineering Clean Water
How the Earth System Explains Dinosaur Extinction
Water Shortages, Water Solutions
Energy Makes It All Go
Matter Makes It All Up
Restoration Case Studies
Walk in the Woods
Why Do Scientists Argue?
Break It Down: How Scientists Separate Mixtures
Food Scientist’s Handbook
Made of Matter
Science You Can’t See
Who Thinks About Scale?