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Lesson 2 - Global Data

The previous lesson gave learners an introductory level of understanding of the purpose of data science. In this lesson, they will gain a better understanding of how ever-improving advances in technology have made it more feasible to collect, store, and analyse much larger data sets than previously. The learners will look at global data sets, make predictions, and use visualisations of the global data to prove or disprove their predictions, as well as to investigate anomalies and outliers in the data. 

This lesson is the second in a six session teaching unit provided by the National Centre for Computing Education.

 

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