piper make – Piper

PIPER MAKE

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.

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.

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.

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 >

ADD-ON WIDGETS

Our widgets explore technology in different careers. Start here, go anywhere!

BLENDING PHYSICAL BUILDING AND VIRTUAL PLAY

ROBOTIC ROVER

Build your own rover and code Piperbot and Pip's escape from the angry Zomars! With two missions on the Robotics Expedition.

ROBOTIC WALKER

Build your own robotic walker and code it to walk, dance, and detect walls to compete in the Mars Creature Competition! With three missions on the Robotics Expedition.

MOTION BALL

Build and code your own gyroscopic ball and toss it around to play Marsball with Piperbot and Pip! With one mission in the Motion Expedition.

GAME CONTROLLER

Build and code your own D.I.Y. Game Controller and then use it to play classic arcade games! With three missions on the Gaming Expedition and eight mini-games.

BEAM BREAK

Use the adjustable ramp with the included Hot Wheels car to learn the basics of physics and velocity! It's a race between Piperbot and Pip: will you win? With one mission on the Motion Expedition.

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

Bakersfield, California

BROWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

BUTTE COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION

Oroville, California

DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS COMMUNITY

Detroit, Michigan

HERMITAGE SCHOOL
DISTRICT

Hermitage, Pennsylvania

KINGS CANYON UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

Reedley, California

KIRBYVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Kirbyville, Texas

LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

Los Angeles, California

LONG BEACH UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

Long Beach, California

BERING STRAIT SCHOOL
DISTRICT

Unalakleet, Alaska

EDUCATOR RESOURCES

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 >

PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT

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 >

CUSTOMER
SUPPORT

Our customer support specialists are on hand to ensure your implementation of Piper runs seamlessly. Contact Us >

 

GET YOUR CUSTOM QUOTE

Our sales specialists are ready to help you customize your order for your program. Schedule a meeting with us for a demo or send us an email at hi@playpiper.com.