Lesson 4: Routers

Children learn how routers connect us to the Internet, explaining how a website reaches a computer

Learning Objectives

  • Exploring the role of routers

  • Understanding the purpose of a router

  • Explaining how a website reaches my computer

  • Suggesting which websites will have more/less jumps

Lesson Plan

What routers do
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Teacher Video: Routers


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