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Getting Started with Python for Data Science

Work hands-on with real datasets while learning Python for data science.

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  • Skill level

    Beginner
  • Time to complete

    Average based on combined completion rates — individual pacing in lessons, projects, and quizzes may vary
    6 hours
  • Certificate of completion

    Included with paid plans
  • Prerequisites

    None

About this course

Ready to start your journey into Data Science? This course covers everything you need to build a solid foundation in best practices and workflows. You’ll get hands-on practice with real datasets while learning to program and analyze data in Python. Throughout the course, you’ll be working in Jupyter Notebook, an industry standard platform for interactively developing data analytics.

Skills you'll gain

  • Explore and summarize real datasets

  • Sort and filter datasets to find relevant data to answer real data questions

  • Transform raw data into analytics-ready datasets

Syllabus

3 lessons • 3 projects • 3 quizzes

The platform

Hands-on learning

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Meet the creator of the course
Alisha Grama
Senior Instructional Designer, Computer Science at Codecademy
Alisha is a Senior Instructional Designer in the computer science domain at Codecademy. Alisha majored in Computer Science and minored in Ethics at the University of Rochester, where she gained experience as a Teaching Assistant. Before joining Codecademy, she taught STEM concepts to secondary students, including as the Lead Algebra Teacher at a Brooklyn charter school.

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    Codecademy Learner @ UK
  • Brilliant learning experience. Very interactive. Literally a game changer if you're learning on your own.
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