Introduction to Python
Dive into the world of code by learning one of the fastest-growing programming languages in the world! Whether you're just starting out or are an experienced programmer, Python is an excellent language to learn because of its applications in areas like data science, back-end development, and machine learning. In this course, we'll cover the fundamentals of the Python programming language, from basic syntax to conditionals to object creation. You'll cap off your learning experience by creating a final project and applying everything that you've learned in the past week! Learn to think like a computer scientist and write useful programs in this Introduction to Python course!
No previous programming experience required!
Python syntax and the fundamentals of coding
Arithmetic and boolean operators
If/else statement and while/for loops
Basic data structures
Class deceleration and creation
Location: Live virtual class via Zoom
Date/Time: Feb 28 - April 18 | Sundays, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Required Materials: Laptop with Python
Teacher: Christopher Wu
Christopher Wu is a junior at Saratoga High School. He has taken the AP Computer Science course at Saratoga High in his sophomore year, and is fluent in Java. He is also fluent in Python, being self-taught through online courses, and has completed many of his own small projects. He is currently improving his computer science abilities by doing faculty research with a professor.