Filament Games Launches Titles in the Amplify Market

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Games Now Available for Chemistry, Physics, and Body Systems Content

Filament Games, developer of PLEx Life Science game-based curriculum, announced late last week that three of its learning game titles are now available to download via the Amplify Market, the K-12 app store included on the tablet-based Amplify System.

The game titles released to the Amplify Market include Bongo Balance, Planet Mechanic, and Dr. Guts. Bongo Balance teaches students about chemical balancing of equations and settling feuds between tribal monkey clans by adding and subtracting fruit equations. Planet Mechanic focuses on teaching planets and their specific properties by allowing students to alter a planet’s core attributes of atmosphere, tilt, rotation, and moon. In Dr. Guts, students assist a strange and curious doctor in analyzing the systems of the human body and manipulating how different organs work.

The Amplify System was released in the March 2013, and is used by over 26,000 students nationwide. Filament Games’ titles join numerous others in the Amplify Market which currently includes free access to more than $55 worth of educational applications and games. To learn more about the Amplify System, visit http://www.amplify.com/tablet.

About Amplify
Amplify is reimagining the way teachers teach and students learn in K­12 education. Our products are leading the way in data-­driven instruction, breaking new ground in mobile learning and setting the standard for next-generation digital curriculum and assessment. And our professional services team, with years of classroom experience, helps schools implement digital solutions to meet their local conditions.

With headquarters in New York City and more than 1,200 employees across the country, Amplify is led by a team of digital education experts and has provided innovative technology to the K­12 market for more than a decade. It is built on the foundation of Wireless Generation, the pioneer that brought mobile assessments and instructional analytics to schools across America. To date, Amplify has supported more than 200,000 educators and 3 million students in all 50 states as they begin their digital transition.

To learn more about the Amplify System, please visit: http://www.amplify.com/tablet.

About Filament Games

Filament Games is a production studio that develops engaging teaching and learning games. The company’s games combine best practices in commercial game development with key concepts from the learning sciences, sparking inspiration through exploration and discovery. Filament Games works with teachers, parents and students to engineer authentic gameplay mechanics that assist educators with meeting Common Core requirements and specific learning objectives. For more information, visit http://www.FilamentGames.com.

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