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Piper Launches New STEAM Product Focused on Science and Mathematics

November 13, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 13, 2019--

Piper, an award-winning STEAM education start-up announced today the launch of three new products: Piper Sensor Explorer, an extensive software update for the Piper Computer Kit and the new Piper Protection Plan. The Piper Sensor Explorer for kids eight and above includes three sensors with Piper’s unique interactive software for kids to explore real-world science concepts. The new software update, available now for download on the Piper Computer Kit, unlocks entirely new worlds, challenges and adventures in Piper’s StoryMode, delivers a new UI graphic overhaul and a first of its kind Component Library, all unique to the Piper experience .

“Piper prepares and instills confidence in STEAM subjects with real-world problem solving and scaffolded challenges,” said Melissa Belardi, Chief Academic Officer of Piper. “The new Piper Sensor Explorer, and its accompanying feature-rich software update, explores scientific concepts and emphasizes the “S” in STEAM by allowing kids to collect data, explore scientific concepts and practice design thinking by creating their own devices. With this launch, kids expand their knowledge and skills around what is possible to accelerate curiosity, creativity and creation with technology.”

Piper Sensor Explorer Overview: Includes three different sensors, two four pin diode jumper cables and three Sensor Profile Cards. The new software has three new worlds in Piper’s StoryMode, the Raspberry Pi edition of Minecraft, that explain Sensor Explorer through game-based play, three new PiperCode projects and the Component Library.

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About Piper:

Founded in 2014, Piper, Inc. is an award-winning edtech start-up providing best in class STEAM education opportunities. From its headquarters in San Francisco, CA, Piper creates compelling STEAM learning experiences for individual learners and for schools. Through student-centered, hands-on STEAM education experiences that reflect the most current pedagogy, Piper supports educators, students and classrooms. Piper builds confidence in STEAM through project-based learning, spreads digital fluency to students and learners of all backgrounds and inspires the inventors of tomorrow.

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CONTACT: Press Contact:

Sarah Duckett, Head of Communications, Piper, Inc.

sarah@playpiper.com, 415-519-4161

KEYWORD: CALIFORNIA UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: DATA MANAGEMENT CONSUMER ELECTRONICS OTHER SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY FAMILY SPECIALTY MOBILE/WIRELESS CONSUMER TRAINING RETAIL PARENTING CHILDREN SECURITY AUDIO/VIDEO SOFTWARE PRIMARY/SECONDARY INTERNET EDUCATION HARDWARE SCIENCE ELECTRONIC DESIGN AUTOMATION

SOURCE: Piper, Inc.

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