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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Week 1

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 38 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Class Structure3m
Using Python Documentation8m
Writing Documentation9m
Python Built-in Modules5m
Installing Packages in Thonny9m
2 readings
Code Reuse10m
Practice Project: Drawing a USA Map in matplotlib10m
1 practice exercise
Documentation30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Week 2

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 43 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Importing Your Own Code7m
Line Plots with Pygal6m
Installing Packages using PIP - Part 17m
Installing Packages using PIP - Part 26m
Project 1 Video10m
3 readings
Practice Project: Extracting Data from an SVG File10m
Project Description: Creating Line Plots of GDP Data10m
OwlTest: Automated Feedback and Assessment10m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Week 3

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 36 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Analyzing the Efficiency of Your Code8m
Comparing Two Methods for Joining CSV Files9m
Project 2 Video9m
3 readings
Hashing10m
Practice Project: Reconciling Cancer-Risk Data with the USA Map10m
Project Description: Plotting GDP Data on a World Map - Part 110m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Week 4

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 29 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Project 3 Video9m
Wrapup Video10m
3 readings
Version Control10m
Practice Project: Visualizing Cancer-risk Data on the USA Map10m
Project Description: Plotting GDP Data on a World Map - Part 210m

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