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6th annual Baltimore Data Jam competition goes virtual and engages families

April 24, 2020 (Baltimore, MD) Calling all students interested in science and art! The Baltimore Ecosystem Study’s Data Jam competition is a chance to explore scientific datasets and communicate the stories they tell through visual or performing arts.  Sing a song, make a video, paint a picture, write a children’s book – your imagination is […]

The 2015 BES Data Jam: A Contest of Science, Creativity, and Communication

The idea of data jamming, exploring openly available data in a collaborative way, sounds a lot like jazz.  A data jam is an event that brings people together to explore data that intrigue them, either for some practical or basic scientific reason.  Because problem solving and new analyses are stimulated by an open-ended, creative approach, […]