Headwaters Digital Data Science Camp
Data science is a growing field that is impacting student opportunities. Data science has become another important skill for students to consider as they advance their studies and think about careers.
The field of data science offers a wealth of exciting and impactful career opportunities, from developing predictive models and analyzing large data sets to designing innovative solutions and making data-driven decisions. By participating in the Headwaters Digital Data Science camp, students can gain knowledge and skills in data science while exploring future career opportunities.
“About 13,500 openings for data scientists are projected each year, on average, over the decade.”
- Python Programming Language Basics
- Descriptive Statistics Basics
- Univariate and multivariate exploratory data analysis
- Wallace Software Basics (for exploring ecological niche models and extracting coordinate data for species)
- Data Interpretation
- Data Analytics Project Completion
Date: August 21 – 31
Times: Times will be published by August 10th and can also be found on the ACTIVE registration page.
Location: Remote program! Can be completed online from anywhere
Details: Digital Data Science Camp is a 2-week remote program. Students will meet with the instructor Monday – Thursday for 90 minutes each day. All work should be completed within the session. The program is designed for high school and college students, but ambitious 7th and 8th graders are welcome to apply.
Monday: Program introduction and data science lecture
Tuesday: Introduction to Python
Wednesday: Univariate and multivariate lecture and practice
Thursday: Introduction to Wallace and mini-project topics exploration
Monday: Generate datasets for mini-project
Tuesday: In-class group collaboration and assistance
Wednesday: In-class group collaboration, assistance, and mini-presentation prep
Thursday: Mini-presentation and discussion
Meet The Instructor
Courtney Kudera is the program manager and data analyst here at Headwaters Science Institute!
A recent graduate from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, she is excited to share her passion for science and data knowledge with Headwaters. Originally from Wyoming, she is excited to make an impact in science education at Headwaters. In her freetime, she can be found trail running, painting, doing yoga, or reading.
At $400 for a 2-week session, this camp will supply invaluable experience in the field of data science. Additionally, students can also apply what they learn in the Digital Data Science Camp to our Headwaters Research Experience, a student-driven scientific research program.