In this course you will begin learning the art and science of data exploration. You'll also become familiar with some of the most widely used visualization packages in data science. You'll get the chance to explore a number of fun & interesting datasets such as the <a href='https://www.kaggle.com/census/2013-american-community-survey' target="_blank">2013 American Community Survey</a>, pigeon racing data, data on the length of chopsticks and Marijuana prices in the US. After completing the course, you'll be able to upload your first <a href='https://www.kaggle.com/scripts' target="_blank">Kaggle Script</a>. <hr> <b><u>Bonus Chapter:</u></b> Once you have finished your exercises on DataCamp it's time to start building a data science portfolio with your new skills! In this bonus chapter, you'll be given the chance to publish analyses on Kaggle Scripts that you've personalized with information from your own life. <ul> <li><a href='https://www.kaggle.com/benhamner/d/kaggle/us-baby-names/babies-named-benjamin-over-time'>(Basic) Visualize a dataset on US Baby Names to learn the popularity of your name or a friend's name in the USA over the past 100+ years.</a></li> <li><a href='https://www.kaggle.com/benhamner/d/kaggle/college-scorecard/exploring-your-college-duke-university'>(Intermediate) Create a polished analysis in RMarkdown that walks readers through recent changes at the college you attended or would like to attend. You will explore changes in enrollment, tuition, admissions rate, and degree types.</a></li> <li>(Advanced) Each of Ben's scripts end with suggestions for creating an even meatier analysis. Which ones can you use to extend your work?</li> </ul> To start each exercise, follow the link to a script that has been created by Kaggle CTO Ben Hamner. Review the code or output to find instructions for creating a custom analysis. Then click <i>Fork</i> on the script to create an editable copy and get started.
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