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Lesson One - All about the Internet
What is the internet? Who invented the internet? How big is the Internet? What is a web page? What is a search engine?
Lesson
Plan

The
Internet

Way Back Machine

The
Internet

Lesson Two - Become a URL Detective
What is a URL? What do the protocol, domain name and suffix tell us about a website? Why would you truncate an address?
Site 2

Site 3

Lesson Plan

Matching Game

Suffix Challenge

Site 1

Site 4

Site 5

Lesson Three - Getting the most out of the World Wide Web
How can you customize your homepage, bookmark a site, locate and save information and images on a web page?
Lesson Plan

Browser Sample

Checklist

Lesson Four - Copyright, Citation and Plagiarism
What is copyright? How and when can you use material covered by copyright law? How do you create a citation?
Lesson Plan

Copyright
Permission Form
Copyright Mystery
Copyright Game

Copyright Kids

Copyright Society

Easy Bib

Citing Sources

Citation Machine

Lesson Five - Power Up, Log In and Get Surfing!
Are you ready to take the Internet Driving Test and earn your certificate?
Lesson Plan

Driving Test

Certificate

Lesson Six - All About Searching
 What is Boolean Logic and how can you use it to reduce the number of hits you get?
Boolean Pretest

All About Searching

Worksheet

Internet Searching

Boolean Logic

Lesson Seven - All About Key Words
What is the difference between a search engine and a browser? What is a key word?
Lesson Plan

How to find..

Keyword
Search

Search Techniques
To find more search tools visit the Research page

Lesson Eight - Identifying Useful Websites
There are a lot of web sites out there. How do you decide which one you should use?
Site 1

Site 2

Site 3

Site 4

Wikipedia

Lesson Plan

Should I use this?
5 W's Worksheet

Evaluating
Websites 1

Evaluating
Websites

Website
Evaluation
 

Lesson Nine - Evaluating Short Listed Websites
Time to evaluate your chosen web sites!


Lesson Plan
5 W's Worksheet and Rubric