Pittsburgh Data Jam - Student Workshop Resources

This page includes resources, materials, and slides from the workshop. All the materials used at the workshop can be downloaded further below on this page.   

"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn."

— Benjamin Franklin
Scientist, United States Founding Father

Bringing Big Data Education and Awareness To Pittsburgh High School Students

The following embedded slide presentation was used at the workshop. You can download the full PowerPoint presentation, and other resources that were used at the workshop, by clicking the links provided in the Downloads section further below on this page.   

"You can have data without information, but you cannot have information without data."

— Daniel Keys Moran
Computer Programmer and Science Fiction Writer

Downloads [ From The Presentation ]

The following materials were used at the workshop. Click the links to download them.

Data Science and Coffee? 

To our knowledge, there is no scientific correlation between winning the Pittsburgh Data Jam and consuming Venti espressos - or is there? 

Students at a Starbucks Coffee prior to the Feb. 26, 2016 Student Workshop conducted at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh's Oakland neighborhood. Photo courtesy of Bethel Park High School. 

Students at a Starbucks Coffee prior to the Feb. 26, 2016 Student Workshop conducted at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh's Oakland neighborhood. Photo courtesy of Bethel Park High School.