To log into your Google Drive, use any browser and...
1. Go to www.drive.google.com
2. Click on the blue box that says "Go to Google Drive"
3. Enter your e-mail address
4. Click "Next"
5. Enter your password and click "Sign-In"
If you want your students to be forced to make a copy, follow these steps:
In the URL up in the address bar delete the /edit and replace it with /copy. Then have your students use the new link. It will force them to create a copy.
This is the original URL:
Change /copy to edit so it looks like this: