What is Data Science?

What is Data Science?


By The Data Lab

50 min Lesson

This lesson is a continuation of the 2 Lesson Unit "Safe Data” by The Data Lab. Here, the students will find out what Data Science is it used for and how it is connected to our everyday life. They will explore a variety of case studies showcasing different aspects of Data Science and its ability to help solve our humanities problems.

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Lesson Run Time: 50 min

5 min - Quick introduction to Data Science

30 min - In groups explore several Case Studies about the use of Data Science

10 min - Class discussion on the various What is Data Science? Case Studies

5 min - Compare the findings of each group


Themes Covered

Critical Thinking

Team Work


Data Science

Open Discussion

Related Resources

Data Science Case Studies


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