DatasetsWe will look at a variety of datasets in the course -- during discussions, and for our data-based assignments and projects. In many cases we welcome you coming up with datasets that are of particular interest to you, but below are pointers to a few lists of public datasets in case you're looking around, as well as datasets we'll be using in class.
Datasets used in class or prepared for you
- US city temperatures
- NFL stats
- Students' goals
- Download link
- Source: Data and Story Library: Students' Goals
- Description: A group of grade 4-6 students were asked two questions:
- What would you like to do at school? Allowed response choices were being good at sports, making good grades, and being popular.
- Which of the following would make you popular at school? Students were asked to respond by ordering the options of grades, money, sports, looks based on their preceived impact on popularity.