Guided Project: Analyzing Forest Fire Data

Use data visualization techniques to explore data on forest fire occurrence.


  • Practice creating bar charts, box plots, scatter plots, and other data visualizations.
  • Build intuition around when to use different data visualization techniques.
  • Explore ways to use data visualization to answer questions about data.

Mission Outline

1. Exploring Data Through Visualizations: Independent Investigations
2. The Importance of Forest Fire Data
3. When Do Most Forest Fires Occur?
4. Working With Factor Data
5. Why Do Forest Fires Occur When They Do?
6. What Variables Are Related To Forest Fire Severity?
7. Deciding on Subsets of Data for Scatter Plots
8. Next Steps


Course Info:

Data Visualization in R


The median completion time for this course is 5.6 hours.

This course is free and includes four missions and one guided project. This is the third course in the Data Analyst in R path.


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