Wolfram U

Using Real-World Data in the Classroom

Estimated Time: 25 min

Course Level: Intermediate


This course demonstrates how the Wolfram Language's built-in curated Knowledgebase can be used to bring real-world data, computation and visualization into the classroom for exploration and learning. Examples are given from a sampling of the thousands of represented domains, including chemistry, geography, weather and word data.

Featured Products & Technologies: Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha, Wolfram Knowledgebase, Wolfram Language

You'll Learn To

  • Compute and visualize chemical data and properties
  • Work with geographic data, including population of countries
  • Access historic and current weather data to plot precipitation and other values
  • Use built-in dictionary search functionality to find anagrams, palindromes and properties in many languages
  • Look up a particular use or sense of an English word using built-in word data