Piper Make is our integrated hardware and software solution that is an easy introduction to physical computing. Use our free, drag-and-drop coding platform, Piper Make Mission Control, to guide building physical circuits with our Raspberry Pi Pico-based Starter Kit, and then extend the experience with career-connected widgets.
TRANSFORM YOUR COMPUTER INTO
YOUR TECHNOLOGY CRAFTING TABLE
Your computer is not just a physical portal to the virtual world. With Piper Make, make it your physical technology crafting table as you create gadgets in front of you that interact with our virtual Piper Make Mission Control.
EXPLORE THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF TECHNOLOGY
Career connected learning starts with Piper Make. Designed to be modular, we have kits that are tailored to whatever your learner or program is most interested in.
Whether building and coding your robot to walk, learning the basics of solar energy powering a house, or exploring how wearables measure your heart rate, the Piper Make product line is the first step to exploring how technology is used in different careers -- and how your makers can create the next big thing.
BLENDING PHYSICAL BUILDING AND VIRTUAL PLAY
FREE LEARNING RESOURCES FOR
With 10 career-connected guides and 35+ STEAM lesson plans, assessments, student hand-outs, vocabulary, and instructional resources, the Piper Make Playbook, standards-aligned resource is available FREE to facilitate learning. Access the Playbook >
INTEGRATED WITH GOOGLE TOOLS
We are proud to be an official Google Cloud Build Partner. Piper Make Mission Control is equipped with Google Single Sign On, Google Classroom Share Capabilities, and Save to Drive features to easily share student work and assignments. In addition, Piper Make is built for Chromebooks and can function as an offline PWA downloadble on the Chromebook App Hub.
HOW IT WORKS
PIPER MAKE STARTER KIT
Simple hardware to explore 10 self-guided lessons. Want to up the challenge? Add on some sensors!
CODING ON MISSION CONTROL
Help Piperbot and Pip complete missions by building technology on our drag-and-drop coding interface. Meet the Characters >
Our widgets explore technology in different careers. Start here, go anywhere!
IMPLEMENTED IN SCHOOLS AROUND THE COUNTRY
Learn about how Detroit Public School Community District (DPSCD) partnered with Piper to bring Piper Make to 1,900 students across 25 schools for 5-day programs.
PIPER LEARNING SYSTEM SUCCESS STORIES
BAKERSFIELD COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
BROWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
BUTTE COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS COMMUNITY
KINGS CANYON UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
KIRBYVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
Los Angeles, California
LONG BEACH UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
Long Beach, California
BERING STRAIT SCHOOL
OPEN ACCESS EDUCATOR GUIDES
All Starter Kit missions and selected other missions include educator guides that can be found be clicking the "i" icon on Mission Control. Preview the Blink Educator Guide >
Piper, in collaboration with the University of California at San Diego Extension, offers credit for students and teachers that complete the Piper experience or professional development. Learn more >