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UBC Girls in Data Science Summer Camp 2024

Repeats every day until Wed Jul 10 2024. Also includes Wed Jul 10 2024.
Monday, July 8, 2024 - 10:00 to 15:00
Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 10:00 to 15:00
Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 10:00 to 15:00
Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 10:00 to 15:00
STEM Education
UBC Vancouver Campus

The Department of Statistics at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is hosting a Girls in Data Science Camp this summer.

Event Details:

  • Dates: July 8 – July 10
  • Time: 10 am to 3 pm
  • Location: UBC Vancouver Campus

This camp is designed for students in Grade 8-12 who identify as girls or other gender minorities. Throughout the camp, participants will explore various topics in data science and statistics, guided by experienced mentors in the field.

Topics include:

  • Introduction to data science, basics of Jupyter and R, data wrangling and data visualization
  • Measures of central tendency and spread, statistical inference and sampling, observational studies vs. experiments
  • Machine learning fundamentals, answering predictive questions (regression, classification)