Introduction to Data Science Daily Overview: Unit 3

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Unit 3

Daily Overview: Unit 3

Theme Day Lessons and Labs Campaign Topics Page
Testing,
Testing…
1, 2, 3…
(7 days)
1 Lesson 1: Anecdotes vs. Data Reading articles critically, data 221
2 Lesson 2: What is an Experiment? Experiments, causation 224
3 Lesson 3: Let’s Try an Experiment! Random assignments, confounding factors 227
4 Lesson 4: Predictions, Predictions Visualizations, predictions 229
5 Lesson 5: Time Perception Experiment Elements of an experiment 231
6 Lab 3A: The results are in! Analyzing experiment data 233
7 Practicum: Music to my Ears Design an experiment 234
Would You
Look at
That?
(4 days)
8 Lesson 6: Observational Studies Observational study 237
9 Lesson 7: Observational Studies vs. Experiments Observational study, experiment 239
10 Lesson 8: Monsters that Hide in Observational Studies Observational study, confounding factors 241
11 Lab 3B: Confound it all! Confounding factors 245
Are You
Asking
Me?
(9 days)
12 Lesson 9: Survey Says… Survey 249
13 Lesson 10: We’re So Random Data collection, random samples 252
14 Lesson 11: The Gettysburg Address Sampling bias 256
15 Lab 3C: Random Sampling Random sampling 261
16 Lesson 12: Bias in Survey Sampling Bias, sampling methods 263
16 Lesson 13: The Confidence Game Confidence intervals 266
17 Lesson 14: How Confident Are You? Confidence intervals, margin of error 269
18 Lab 3D: Are You Sure about That? Bootstrapping 271
19 Practicum: Let’s Build a Survey! Non-biased survey design 274
What’s the
Trigger?
(5 days)
20 Lesson 15 Ready, Sense, Go! Sensors, data collection 277
21 Lesson 16: Does it have a Trigger? Survey questions, sensor questions 280
22 Lesson 17: Creating Our Own Participatory Sensing Campaign Participatory sensing campaign creation 283
23 Lesson 18: Evaluating Our Own Participatory Sensing Campaign
Statistical questions, evaluate campaign 286
24^ Lesson 19: Implementing Our Own Participatory Sensing Campaign Class Campaign—data Mock-implement campaign, campaign creation, data collection 288
Webpages
(6 days)
29 Lesson 20: Online Data-ing Class Campaign—data Data on the internet 292
30 Lab 3E: Scraping web data Class Campaign—data Scraping data from the internet 296
31 Lab 3F: Maps Class Campaign—data Making maps with data from the internet 299
32 Lesson 21: Learning to Love XML Class Campaign—data Data storage, XML 301
33+ Lesson 22: Changing Orientation Class Campaign—data Converting XML files 303
34 Practicum: What Does Our Campaign Data Say? Class Campaign Statistical questions, visualizations, numerical summaries 305
End of
Unit
Project
(5 days)
35-
40
End of Unit Project: TB or Not TB Class Campaign Simulation using experiment data 306

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