The internet

This lesson explores the internet and its uses. Students will gain an appreciation of the vastness of the internet and learn how messages can be successfully sent from one device to another across the planet in under a second using packets and IP addresses.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.A restaurant uses portable tablets to take the orders from its guests. When these orders are put through, they appear on a large screen in the kitchen so that the food can be prepared. What would be the best type of network to use in this situation?

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Q2.A gaming vlogger has over 1 million subscribers. They record footage of themselves playing the most popular online multiplayer games and then upload their footage in high definition. What would be the best type of network to use in this situation?

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Q3.A local primary school has two rooms that are used to teach learners computing. Each room contains 30 personal computers that are fixed to desks. The room is booked by teachers for computing lessons. There are no portable devices in use. What would be the best type of network to use in this situation?

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Q4.A cafe gives its paying customers free internet access to use while they’re at the cafe. Customers use their own devices, which include tablets, mobile phones, and laptops. What would be the best type of network to use in this situation?

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Q5.A large office has over 200 workers, all of whom require a computer to complete their work. Each employee has their own area of the office in which to work. What would be the best type of network to use in this situation?

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Q6.A family of 4 lives in a semi-detached house. They have a large number of devices used to connect to the internet. These include computers, laptops, mobile phones, tablets, and smart TVs. The family enjoys online shopping, playing online games, and streaming online TV. What would be the best type of network to use in this situation?

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Q7.Increasing bandwidth will automatically increase the speed of your internet.

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Q8.What is the correct name given to the cable that can be used to network computers together?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Question 8

Q1.A restaurant uses portable tablets to take the orders from its guests. When these orders are put through, they appear on a large screen in the kitchen so that the food can be prepared. What would be the best type of network to use in this situation?

1/8

Q2.A gaming vlogger has over 1 million subscribers. They record footage of themselves playing the most popular online multiplayer games and then upload their footage in high definition. What would be the best type of network to use in this situation?

2/8

Q3.A local primary school has two rooms that are used to teach learners computing. Each room contains 30 personal computers that are fixed to desks. The room is booked by teachers for computing lessons. There are no portable devices in use. What would be the best type of network to use in this situation?

3/8

Q4.A cafe gives its paying customers free internet access to use while they’re at the cafe. Customers use their own devices, which include tablets, mobile phones, and laptops. What would be the best type of network to use in this situation?

4/8

Q5.A large office has over 200 workers, all of whom require a computer to complete their work. Each employee has their own area of the office in which to work. What would be the best type of network to use in this situation?

5/8

Q6.A family of 4 lives in a semi-detached house. They have a large number of devices used to connect to the internet. These include computers, laptops, mobile phones, tablets, and smart TVs. The family enjoys online shopping, playing online games, and streaming online TV. What would be the best type of network to use in this situation?

6/8

Q7.Increasing bandwidth will automatically increase the speed of your internet.

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Q8.What is the correct name given to the cable that can be used to network computers together?

8/8

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Quiz:

The internet

This is to assess what you have learnt in this lesson.

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Q1.What is the internet?

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Q2.Which of the following is NOT an internet activity?

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Q3.Which of the following best describes the structure of an IP address?

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Q4.Which protocol splits the messages sent across the internet into smaller pieces called ‘packets’?

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Q5.What does the packet header NOT contain?

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Q6.99% of all internet data is sent by....

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Q7.Which of these is a valid IP address?

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Quiz:

The internet

This is to assess what you have learnt in this lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Q1.What is the internet?

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Q2.Which of the following is NOT an internet activity?

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Q3.Which of the following best describes the structure of an IP address?

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Q4.Which protocol splits the messages sent across the internet into smaller pieces called ‘packets’?

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Q5.What does the packet header NOT contain?

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Q6.99% of all internet data is sent by....

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Q7.Which of these is a valid IP address?

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Lesson summary: The internet

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