Lesson 5: The internet

Children learn that the Internet is a network of networks and create a video to demonstrate their understanding

Learning Objectives

  • Recognising the link between networks and the internet

  • Understanding that networks are everywhere

  • Suggesting that the internet allows networks to be connected

  • Knowing that the internet uses phone lines

Lesson Plan

The internet is made of networks
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Teacher Video: The internet

Presentation: The internet


Invention of the internet
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Sway Grantham,  
Computing specialist
Sway Grantham (@SwayGrantham) is a Primary School Teacher, a CAS Master Teacher and Specialist Leader in Education for Primary ICT. She also has a BCS Certificate in Computer Science Teaching (Primary). She has written several curricula and conducted research into the…
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