Lesson 2: Network safari

Taking a tour around the school, children identify different components of their school network and create a map to show findings

Learning Objectives

  • Recognising the key components of a network

  • Naming the key parts of network

  • Identifying which components are connected and explaining which connections are wired or wireless

Lesson Plan

Identifying the components of the school network
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Teacher Video: Network safari

Presentation: Network safari


Model network map
Components names
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