Explore the technology of Amazon’s Fulfillment Centers

From our online store to your doorstep, discover how computer science, state-of-the-art engineering, and incredible people deliver customer orders at Amazon.

Fulfillment Center Tour Preview

Take your students on a journey through Amazon’s robotics fulfillment centers to learn how algorithms, robots, innovative technologies, and people work together to bring orders to customers around the globe.

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A virtual field trip for every future engineer
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Computer science-focused tours
Discover how algorithms, machine learning, and more power our fulfillment process.
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Workforce exposure:
Interact live with our Amazon Tour Guides and meet the engineers behind the technology.
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One-hour learning experience:
Use the Teacher Toolkit to provide a real-life, standards-aligned learning opportunity.
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We offer multiple live tours per week. Students join tour leaders live from Amazon fulfillment centers around the country. Students answer trivia questions and can participate in live Q&A with tour leaders.

Click ‘Register for Live Tours’ below to see the current dates/times available to get started.

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In September 2022, we will release NEW Kahoot! Fulfillment Center Tours, including new primary (grades K-5) and secondary (grades 6+) versions! Students compete against their classmates while learning computer science and exploring careers. Both versions come with a standards-aligned Teacher Toolkit to help facilitate the experience.


Our Teacher Toolkit provides educators with slides, worksheets, and extension activities aligned with CSTA K-12 Computer Science Standards. Use these materials to discover all the possibilities with computer science learning and to set students up for success before, during and after the tour. The toolkit also includes a recorded interactive video to share with any student who cannot attend the live tour.

FAQ

What will my class see on the tour?

On the tour, you will see what happens behind the scenes after you order an item on Amazon. This includes how our amazing employees and technology work together to support customer fulfillment through the pick, pack, and ship processes. See the Teacher Toolkit to learn more.

How long is the tour?

One hour total (45 minute live tour + 15 minutes live Q&A).

Is there a recording of the tour that I can use with my class instead?

Yes! Watch the tour whenever works for you. You’ll be taken to a recording that you can pause, start, and stop as you view with your class.

Coming Fall 2022: Play the tour on Kahoot! with students as they compete against classmates while learning computer science and exploring careers.

What grade levels can attend?

We recommend the tour for any grade 3 and above. The tour includes content accessible to each grade and teachers can use the Teacher Toolkit to adjust learning how they see fit.

Coming Fall 2022: In Fall 2022, our new Kahoot! tour experiences will include a new primary tour for grades K-5, and a secondary tour for grades 6+.

What computer science topics will be covered on the tour?

The following computer science topics will be introduced and explained in real-life context during the tour: algorithm, cloud computing, sensor, efficiency, database, quality control, machine learning, hardware, and software. See the Teacher Toolkit to learn more.

Can I share my screen to my remote learners?

Yes. If you have remote learners, you can screen share via your normal conference platform or have students register for the tour directly (via this website). You may also share your unique link with students so that they will be able to utilize the interactive portions (trivia and chat to tour guides).

What student data is collected?

If you are projecting the tour in class to your students or screen-sharing to your remote learners, no student information is collected. You may share your unique link with students so they do not need to register, and no student information will be collected. If you are asking remote learners to register for the tour, the only data collected is information in the registration form. Students will need to put an email in order to receive a link to watch the tour, but can put anything in for their name to maintain privacy.

How much does this cost?

The tour, and all materials included in the accompanying Teacher Toolkit, are provided to teachers at no cost.

Can individual students sign up by themselves, independent of a class?

Yes, absolutely. Anyone can sign up using the same link as classes if they desire a computer science themed tour.

When will in-person tours resume?

The safety of our employees and guests is our top priority. At this moment there is no set date for when public tours will resume. As the global health situation develops, please check back for more information.

What type of accessibility accommodations do you offer for virtual tours?

To request a specific accommodation (i.e. ASL translation) for a live virtual tour, please reach out to accessbility-fctours@amazon.com ahead of registration to confirm we can support at your requested date and time.

The FC Tour team currently offers closed captioning on the general public video tour in English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Polish, and Czech. We are working to incorporate captioning into our live, Amazon Future Engineer virtual tours, but it is not available at this time.


Where can I go for a regular FC Tour?

Head to https://amazontours.com/ to join a non-computer science themed Amazon Virtual FC Tour.

Who can I contact for questions?

Please reach out to afe-contact@amazon.com for any questions.

Something went wrong with my registration. Who should I contact?

If you believe something went wrong during your registration, email afe-contact@amazon.com for assistance.
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