Welcome To The Python Bootcamp For Science!

The goal of this bootcamp is to provide students with a condensed introduction to computation in the context of scientific data analysis. Early exposure to computation is vital to ensuring that future scientists are ready to thrive in our increasingly data-rich world.

This bootcamp has three main sections, outlined below:

Getting Started

Here students are guided through
  • downloading Python

  • opening and navigating the command line

  • writing a simple program and running it

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Learning The Basics Of Python

Here students are provided with
  • the fundamental topics one should understand in order to learn a programming language

  • free Python learning resources

  • quizzes to test knowledge

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Python As A Tool For Science

Here students are provided with
  • what makes Python so good for scientific computing

  • simple Python script templates to perform common data analysis tasks

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