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
Build your own rover and code Piperbot and Pip's escape from the angry Zomars! With two missions on the Robotics Expedition.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 >
SHOP PIPER MAKE LEARNING BUNDLES:
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
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 >
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 email@example.com.