The Sensor Explorer is an "add-on" to the Piper Computer Kit or the Piper Make Starter Kit.
For Piper Computer Kit your StoryMode software has three new worlds within the Raspberry Pi edition of Minecraft that introduce the Sensor Explorer through game-based play, three new PiperCode projects and the Component Library.
For Piper Make, the Sensor Explorer has four new missions, an incredible way to measure the world around you! Missions include Security Zone, Ultrasonic Drum, Ther-Mood-Stat and Color Coded. Sensor Explorer is an add-on and REQUIRES a Piper Make Starter Expedition Kit with the Raspberry Pi Pico to get started (sold separately).
As you meet new characters with Piperbot and Pip in our storyline (including some new Zomar friends and an enigmatic Color Wheel), you’ll learn how you can use sensors to measure color, distance, and temperature in the world around you – the foundation of so many smart devices today!
With the Piper Make Sensor Explorer, you will receive:
- Temperature Sensor
- Color Sensor
- Ultrasonic Range Finder
- Four-Pin Diode Jumper Cable
- Sensor Card
- Piper Make Sticker
For educators, our Piper Make online platform includes tools to facilitate teaching with Piper Make! Resources such as Educator Guides and a full suite of Google collaboration tools including Classroom Share Button, Google Single Sign On (SSO), and Save to Google Drive functions are free and available at make.playpiper.com.
Recommended for ages 8+.