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Python for Data Science: Working with Data

Learn loops, control flow, and functions while working hands-on to merge, aggregate, and analyze real-world datasets.

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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
    8 hours
  • Certificate of completion

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  • Prerequisites

    1 course
    We suggest you complete the following courses before you get started with Python for Data Science: Working with Data:
    • Getting Started with Python for Data Science

About this course

Ready to take the next step in learning data science? In this course, you’ll get hands-on practice with standard data techniques like merges, groupbys, and pivot tables while learning Python tools like loops, control flow, and functions. During the course, you’ll analyze four real datasets in Jupyter Notebook, an industry standard platform for interactively developing data analytics.

Skills you'll gain

  • Write loops and functions in Python

  • Write and apply custom functions

  • Merge related datasets together

  • Summarize data with groupby and pivots

Syllabus

4 lessons • 3 projects • 3 quizzes
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Meet the creator of the course
Ada Morse
Data Science Instructional Designer at Codecademy
Ada is a Data Science Instructional Designer at Codecademy. Her background is in mathematics, with a Ph.D. focused on the design of self-assembling DNA nanostructures. Ada has worked on courses across our Data Science catalog, covering topics including Python, Excel, and Data Engineering.

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