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to the Internet. Kathy Schrock’s Guide * for Educators Adapted by Linda Kennedy. The Internet is a. Network of computers linking to one another globally! Information on the Internet is located on many millions of computers throughout the world. Names that refer to the Internet.

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the internet is a
The Internet is a...
  • Network of computers linking to one another globally!
  • Information on the Internet is located on many millions of computers throughout the world.
names that refer to the internet
Names that refer to the Internet
  • The Information Superhighway - The Internet is like traveling on a highway to visit someone’s computer to get information. Every stop you make at a web page is like an exit off a highway.
  • The World Wide Web - If you had to draw a picture of the Internet it would end up looking much like a spider web. The spider web would span across the world.
hook it up things you need
Hook It Up! Things You Need ...
  • Computer
  • Phone line
  • Modem (56K)
  • Internet Service Provider (AOL, Earthlink, MSN, etc)
  • Web Browsing Software(Netscape Navigator or  Internet Explorer)
faster ways to connect to the net
Faster Ways to Connect to the Net!
  • ISDN Line (Phone Line)
  • DSL Line (Satellite)
  • Cable Line (Cable Line)
  • T1 or T3 (Direct Network Line)
view through your web browser
View Through Your Web Browser
  • Web Browser Software - Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer
  • Function - Allows you to view web pages graphically
  • HTML - HyperText Markup Language is the programming language used to create web pages
url uniform resource locator
URL: Uniform Resource Locator
  • Every web page has a unique URL or web address (much like your home address)
  • Contains type of protocol followed by the computer name, directory and file name
  • Most web pages begin with http://
  • http://www.whitehouse.gov/president/welcome.htm
domain name domain name endings
Domain Name & Domain Name Endings
  • Domain Name - the unique name that identifies an Internet site.
  • Domain Name Endings - refers to the type of website it represents.
  • .com (commercial) .gov (government)
  • .edu (education) .mil (military)
  • .org (non profit) .net (network resources)
  • http://www.whitehouse.gov/
e mail addresses
E-Mail Addresses
  • Username followed by “@” symbol
  • Computer name and domain
  • Domains : net, org, edu, mil, gov, com

kschrock@capecod.net

Username

Computer name & domain

parts of a browser window
Parts of a Browser Window
  • Menu
  • Tool Bar
  • URL Field(Type your web address here!)
  • Document viewing area
  • Status Bar
using your web browser
Using Your Web Browser!

Takes you back to the page you were viewing

Let’s you stop loading the current web page.

Takes you forward to the page you just viewed

Takes you back to the home setting in your web browser.

Let’s you reload your current web page.

Gives you a history list of all the web sites you visited currently in your web browser.

You can save your favorite web pages in your web browser.

Tells you your web page is loading.

what s on a website
What’s on a Website?

Can also have animation and sound

Navigation Menu

Graphics or Videos

Search Tool

Links

Pictures can be links

Text Information

what can you do on the internet
What Can You Do on the Internet?
  • Go Shopping (Online Stores & Auction sites)
  • Communicate (E-mail, Discussion Lists, Chat Rooms)
  • Interactive Sites(Games, Online Classes,, etc.)
  • Find Information(News, Weather, Travel, Research, etc.)
  • Plus Much More!
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c1996 Kathy Schrock (kschrock@capecod.net)