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National Student Data Corps – Learner Central

Jump right in! Learn data science at your own pace by leveraging this collection of free resources for learners of all backgrounds. Whether you’re just getting started or want to learn advanced machine learning techniques, you’ll be able to find something for your data science journey.

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Data Science Ethics

Learn about the most important ethical issues facing data scientists today and how you can obtain and use data responsibly.

Prerequisites: None!

Getting Started

Get acquainted with the basics. Review the essential arithmetic and algebraic skills you’ll need to begin working with data.

Prerequisites: None!

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Introductory to Intermediate

Dive into data collection and analysis. Learn about statistical procedures, draw conclusions from data, and develop an intuition for common machine learning methods.

Prerequisites: Arithmetic, Pre-Algebra.

Intermediate to Advanced

Want to expand your data science knowledge? Learn about advanced statistical tools, state of the art machine learning methods, and mechanics of optimization.

Prerequisites: Probability, Basic statistics.

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Computer Science and Programming

Put your data science knowledge into practice. This section will help you develop the computer science skills to analyze any dataset. Learn R, Python, SQL, and more.

Prerequisites: None!


Use these datasets for research or to practice data analysis.

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Analyze Boston

Explore datasets on issues of finance, city services, public safety, the environment, and more from Boston's open data hub.

Climate Data Library

The IRI Data Library allows users to view, analyze, and download hundreds of terabytes of climate-related data through a standard web browser.

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Access thousands of hydrologic, biogeochemical, and geographic datasets from U.S. agencies, university projects, and community initiatives.


Discover and publish datasets on any topic you're interested in, collaborate with other data scientists, and find competitions to solve data science challenges.
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NYC Open Data

Published by New York City agencies and other partners, NYC Open Data provides datasets on city government, environment, health, and more.

UCI Machine Learning Repository

Explore the University of California, Irvine’s repository of over 550 datasets on diverse topics.

IEEE DataPort

Search the IEEE DataPort for open-source access to data sets related to security, health, demographics, and more.

Check out the NSDC Educator Central and NSDC Career Central for more data science resources.

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