Open Data

https://docs.google.com/document/d/180foE64DK2UIl76L0SawqlLSLlojTIeVp0WJ-eKLmi8/edit?usp=sharing

What is Open Data, and what can it do for you?
Open data has the power to improve the government, empower citizens, create new business and career opportunities, and solve big public problems.

Four-Week Wednesday Series:
Find out more in this four-week series about unlocking the power of open data:

Week 1
What is Open Data?
Wednesday, April 4, 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
SLIDES:https://bit.ly/2JgYIfZ
Handout1
Handout2
Kidsdata.org
Evaluation: https://bit.ly/2GyTK0o

Week 2
How Can I Use Open Data?
Wednesday, April 11, 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
SLIDES: https://bit.ly/2Ei8YRo
Handout 3 Treasure Hunt
Treasure Hunt: Fun, Business, Environmental & Agriculture
Open Licenses for Data and Content
Evaluation:https://bit.ly/2GVSt2C

Week 3
Tell a Story with Open Data
Wednesday, April 18, 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
SLIDES: https://bit.ly/2q3TWtd
PRESIDENTIAL WORDCLOUD 
If you want to make your own inaugural address wordcloud, follow these instructions:
Go to The American Presidency Project. Choose an inaugural address. Copy (CTRL + C) the text. Go to www.wordclouds.com. Select “Wizard”. Paste the text, then select "Apply".

2015 California Wildfires.csv
Handout 5 How to Make a Map and a Chart

Evaluation: https://bit.ly/2GvuVlN

Week 4

Final Project: Answer real-world questions. Solve real-world problems.
(Bonus: Learn how you can help make open data better!)
Wednesday, April 11, 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
SLIDES:https://bit.ly/2Eh0ObK

Demographics:
http://censusreporter.org

Suggestion:
http://support.datasf.org/customer/portal/emails/new
https://www.data.gov/data-request/
https://data.lacounty.gov/

Open Data Impact Map

Handout 6: Data Quality 
Handout 7 Paid Data Jan 2018
Evaluation:https://bit.ly/2H5yZWY