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Barnaby Barchart's Beach Adventure: A Vizkidz Story

Barnaby Barchart's Beach Adventure: A Vizkidz Story
Barnaby Barchart's Beach Adventure: A Vizkidz Story
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Barnaby Barchart and his Vizkidz friends are headed to the beach to hunt for hidden treasures. When it comes time to find who has collected the most, it's a good thing Barnaby has brought along his backpack that measures! Explore the basic concepts of data visualization with the VIZKIDZ! A pie chart best portrays parts of a whole in context, line graph-a trend over time, bar charts (often underestimated) allow for easy comparison and box plots give us a great sense of how data is distributed.Barnaby Barchart's Beach Adventure is the second book in the Vizkidz series. Delving into these stories, kids will learn how to compare data sets in a bar chart, that pie charts best illustrate parts of a whole, that correlation does not equal causation, and other valuable lessons about the fundamentals of data analytics.Liv Buli is a data journalist, and the creator and author of the Vizkidz book series. Liv is particularly passionate focused on making sure that young girls have positive role models in fields of data science. She believes this is more important now than ever, based on the current issues facing young women today. Liv’s work with her the VizKidz series has received early critical acclaim from Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls project and STEM 10 by California Technologies to name a few. Having spent time in the traditional newsroom, Buli became fascinated by the phenomenon of "big data" early on and soon found herself working at the intersection of journalism, tech and creative industries.

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Pages: 27
Reading Level: Intermediate (6 to 9)
Language: English
ISBN: 9781949522402
Categories: Action Adventure, Educational, Family & Friends
Features: Illustrations
Keywords: data visualization, math, stem, data, pie charts, steam, line graph, box plots
Date Added: September 11, 2019
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