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How Much Do You Know About the Internet?. What is the Internet?. The Internet is the world’s largest computer network, connecting more than 4 million computers in over 160 countries. Fastest growing communication medium ever. Where did the Internet originate?.

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What is the Internet?

  • The Internet is the world’s largest computer network, connecting more than 4 million computers in over 160 countries.

  • Fastest growing communication medium ever.


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Where did the Internet originate?

  • The Internet originated with the military. The military found it necessary to began corresponding using e-mail.


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What does WWW stand for?

World Wide Web


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How is the Web different from the Internet ?

  • The World Wide Web is the multimedia portion of the web.

  • Multimedia is comprised of graphics, movie, and sound files, as well as text documents.

  • Web requires browser software – Netscape or Internet Explorer (IE).


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What is an ISP?

  • Internet Service Provider

    • AOL

    • Earthlink

    • Juno


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What does http: stand for ?

HyperText Transfer Protocol

  • Translates each web address into a specific set of numbers


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What does html stand for?

Hyper Text Markup Language


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What do I need to get on the Internet?

  • Computer

  • Modem

  • Browser software

  • ISP


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What does URL mean?

  • Uniform Resource Locator

  • The format for identifying locations (addresses) on the Web.

  • http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/links/elemen.html

directory/pathname

domain

network

protocol

server


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What is the server name in these addresses?

  • http://edtech.kennesaw.edu

  • http://webtech.cherokee.k12.ga.us

  • http://www.cherokee.k12.ga.us


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What is a search engine?

  • Tool used to search the web.

    • Google

    • Yahoo/Yahooligans

    • Ask Jeeves/Ask Jeeves for Kids


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