Computational modelling in Social Studies and in Mathematics

Computational Modelling Resources from St. James CHS

Below are some online resources being used at St. James Catholic High School, in the Wellington CDSB.

Please share and use these online resources in your school districts.

More information will be added soon.

Social Studies

Jeff Cummings is integrating statistics and computational modelling in Social Studies.

Analyzing Retirement Data from Statistics Canada

Follow the links below to see the Python code that accesses and displays retirement data from Statistics Canada:

Questions to consider:

  1. Why was retirement age decreasing from 1977 to 1997?
  2. Why did retirement age start rising in 2008?
  3. What do expect might happen in the near future?

Edit the code:

  1. We will soon add instructions on how to edit the code to investigate variations


Using Python to investigate quadratic functions.