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Internet Safety: It's Elementary!

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Keeping kids safe on the Internet gains importance by the day, and this five-part unit gives them a head start in their vigilance online. Each full lesson comes with everything needed to facilitate discussion about safe online talk,...
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Using the Internet with Your Future in Mind

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You'll find everything you need here to put together a unit on safe internet practices. Your high school class will focus on usage rights, cyberbullying, privacy, the pros and cons of becoming a "web celeb", and the importance of...
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Privacy and the Internet

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What questions should your high school students ask themselves before posting things online? Use this five-part unit to encourage analysis of making thoughts public by posting them on the Internet. Learners consider who has access to...
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Using the Internet Responsibly

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Young scholars have a lot at their fingertips, and teaching them to be wise Internet explorers is paramount to their success as learners. Here are five full lessons—with all required materials—intended to help elementary schoolers...
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Middle School Internet 101

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Looking for ways to help middle school students understand their role as digital citizens? Look no further—this five-part unit walks learners through creator's rights, searching strategies, scam awareness, more. They (and you!) will love...
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Middle School Internet 102

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Have your middle school students really assessed their media habits? Use this five-part unit to establish some goals of effective media use, clarify online ethics, keep kids safe, and consider the pros and cons of an online alter-ego. 
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The Internet: Fact or Fiction?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Middle school students will love this five-part unit which engages them in considering the finality (and sometimes falsehood) of things posted online. They fact check online news articles, find videos and full standards-aligned lesson...
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Little Digital Citizens

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
It's never too early to learn the basics of internet safety and citizenship. Designed with the youngest scholars in mind, this five-part unit from Common Sense Media includes everything you will need to explore safe internet exploration,...
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Social Media Toolbox

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The internet as well as the popularity of and availability of personal electronic devices equipped with social media has changed journalism forever. Here's a collection of resources that provide student journalists the tools they need to...
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Your Online Persona

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do your high schoolers have their own online ethics code? Guide them as they explore their moral compass of social media and internet activity. They will consider how they are represented online, what role ethics plays, create their own...
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Finding the Best Sites

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Here's a great five-part unit plan for the youngest learners on Internet safety and ettiquette. Kids learn the difference between a safe site and an unsafe one, explore how their digital footprint is created, discuss cyberbullying, and...
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Starting Early: A Kindergarten Digital Guide

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
It's never too early to start helping kids understand the basics of safety and technique on the internet. Check out this five-part unit designed with kindergarteners in mind! They take a look at what makes a good password, create their...
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Developing Research Skills for Elementary Learners

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Engage young learners in the research process. From how to use the Internet to perform searches, to investigating research topics and writing about them, this collection is sure to get beginning researchers on their way. Most of the...
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Order of Operations

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Here is a complete unit for teaching the order of operations. Starting with a presentation or student-led Internet activity (depending on the resources available), students then complete a group activity, followed by some independent...
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21st Century Skills Level I & II: Supporting Lessons and Resources

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed Standards
Just what you need to get started to build and establish 21st century skills in the classroom—a collection of lesson plans, apps, videos, and activities, curated by a team of teachers and organized by grade level.
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Safety and Kindness Online: Digital Citizenship for Middle and High Schoolers

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
We have always told our students that they could be anything they want to be, but never have these words been truer than in today's expansive digital world. Young users can be friends or bullies, gullible or skeptical, fake or...
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Crash Course Navigating Digital Information

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In an age when so much information is delivered online, media literacy skills are essential. John Green's Crash Course on Navigating Digital Information provides 21st-century learners with the skills they need to help them evaluate the...
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Digital Citizenship 101

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Guide your highschoolers through the basics of becoming responsible digital citizens using this four-lesson unit. Find discussion questions and relevant issues teenagers face when entering into the digital world. 
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Young Digital Citizens

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
It's important to know our limits within the world wide web. Teach your young digital citizens the basics of online etiquette like who we can communicate with, what we share, how to be safe and secure, understanding misinformation, and...
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English for Emails

For Teachers 9th Standards
Prepare young job seekers for the world of work with a nine-unit collection that helps them develop the skills they need to succeed in an online business environment. The collection covers e-mail address formats, domain names,...
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Flipped Classroom: Supporting Lessons and Resources

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed Standards
Just what you need to get started flipping your classroom—a collection of lesson plans, apps, videos, and activities, curated by a team of teachers and organized by grade level.
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Interactive Lessons by Google on Digital Citizenship

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Teach tweens and teens about digital citizenship with a collection of nine lessons from Google. Each resource in the collection includes an interactive lesson and a teaching guide. The main focus of the series is on the safe use of...
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Analyzing the Internet for English Learners

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
English language learners explore the Internet! First, they discuss common Internet vocabulary such as homepage, results, images, etc. Then, they complete a scavenger hunt where they visit Google, Yahoo, and MSN webpages and explore...
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The Internet of Things: IoT

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
How has the Internet of Things affected our lives? Scholars examine the massive influence of mobile devices in this analysis lesson, which begins with a seven-minute documentary clip. They also read a New York Times article (linked)...
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Don't Believe the Type: Internet Ethics

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What is Internet fraud? Explore Internet ethics and engage in a collaborative discussion. In order to create a Guide to Internet Honesty, learners read and discuss the article "A Beautiful Life, A Tragic Death, a Fraud Exposed." Then...
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Abraham Lincoln- An Internet Buddy Activity

For Teachers K - 5th
Learners research the life of Abraham Lincoln. In this Abraham Lincoln lesson, students use the Internet to discover facts about his life. Learners practice using Internet tools.
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The Hidden Network that Makes the Internet Possible

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Many use the Internet but few know how it works. Viewers learn more about the network behind the Internet with a short video that explains the fiber optics and integrated photonics that make global communication possible.
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#1639. Advertising Age: Using the Internet

For Students 9th - 12th
The ten questions included on this learning exercise are designed to facilitate a close study of the website of Advertising Age magazine. Using the Internet, learners explore the magazine’s website and its links to become familiar with...
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Internet Safety Rules

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Remember to be safe while on the Internet with the fantastic tips from this informative video. This is a great video to watch prior to introducing your students to the computer lab.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Media Industry and the Internet

For Students 10th - 12th
Kids take a good look at what the Internet has done to "old media" industries, such as newspapers, magazines, and books. They analyze the editorial comments made in a political cartoon and answer three critical thinking questions related...
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Conducting Internet Research

For Teachers 5th - 8th
How do we know when a source is reliable and trustworthy? Conduct Internet research with your middle schoolers to determine what makes a reliable source. As Internet users search the web for their assigned material, they stop to assess...
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How to Locate and Evaluate Information, Part III - Internet Sites

For Teachers 10th
This is the third in a series of lessons scaffolding the research paper. It purports to teach researchers how to evaluate internet sites, but the lack of links, specific criteria, or site evaluation rubrics would require additional...
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Online Safety Roadshow Activity

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What does it mean to have digital citizenship? A set of lessons teach middle schoolers how to be safe and productive online. From sharing posts to creating secure passwords, learners discuss the importance of remaining diligent—and...
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Using the Internet to Challenge Young Writers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Designed as a professional development exercise to introduce teachers to the Internet, the activities in this resource ask novice web surfers to access a series of sites, bookmark them, and answer question about information found on the...
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Researching Information on the Internet

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Practice Internet research skills. Each class member will need Internet access in order to follow along as you model how to search using key words and to do their own research on African and Asian elephants. Their notes will go into a...
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Use the New Internet Library for Adult Learners

For Teachers Higher Ed
Adult learners, examine the Internet to answer life skills, use an online dictionary, evaluate web sites and fill in online forms. They will also write about web sites in this series of activities.
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Plagiarism: Avoiding Accidental Internet Plagiarism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Demonstrate how to cite information from Internet sources without plagiarizing. If your class is working on an Internet research paper, and you have observed learners cutting and pasting directly from the Internet, the activities and...
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Internet Filter Infiltration

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the effects of Internet filters in schools. They work in small groups to survey different types of people in the school community about their views on school Internet filters and draft an Internet policy based on their...
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Internet Seek and Find

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Ask your students to explain how to successfully find information on the Internet, focusing on how to select the keywords that lead to the best information on a topic and by navigating and evaluating a number of Internet search engines....
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Presidential Scavenger Hunt Internet Research

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Internet activity instructional activity learners search for the answers to 10 questions. All pertain to U.S. presidents. Students write the answers on this sheet when they have located the information on the Internet.
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Internet Activity- Presidential Firsts

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Internet Presidential fact worksheet, students use Internet research to locate and record facts about U.S. Presidents. Students are given specific topics to research.
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Presidential Fact Finder Internet Activities

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Internet activity pertaining to American Presidents instructional activity, students use Internet research to locate answers to specific questions about a chosen U.S. President. No websites are suggested.
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Internet Oregon Trail Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this Internet Oregon Trail scavenger hunt worksheet, students use online research to answer 10 essay questions. No site suggestions are given on the page.
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Breaking News English: Internet Safety

For Students 5th - 10th
In this internet safety worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write,...
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Internet Exploring

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students access the Internet to answer a variety of questions posed in this technology lesson.
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What does the Internet Mean?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students define what is meant by the term "Internet". They Use ftp to download a text file.
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Internet Assignment : All About Ducks Research Worksheet

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Internet research activity about ducks, students access a given web site to find the answers to 7 questions and to make identifications of 5 pictures that are on the activity. They print out coloring pages and learn a new song...
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Introduction To Internet Research

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers perform a series of lessons on how to find information on the Internet and follow online directions to use search techniques.
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Energy Internet Activity

For Students 5th - 7th
For this energy Internet activity worksheet, students use links to websites to answer 16 questions about energy use.  This page has numerous links to helpful web resources.
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Smart Buildings and the Internet of Things

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Is your building a smart building? Pupils learn what makes a building smart and about the internet of things. After viewing several videos on the topic, they conduct an activity collecting data from sensors and brainstorm ways to improve...
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What Is the Internet of Things?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
High schoolers today take it for granted that their computers, cell phones, cars, game systems, and other electronics send them alerts and talk to each other. Teach them more about the Internet of Things with an explanatory video that...
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Animal Research: A Multimedia Approach

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Explore the animal kingdom from the safety your classroom. Intended to build on previous learning about ecosystems, this lesson involves students working in pairs to research their favorite animal and present their findings to the class....
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Internet Assignment- Snails

For Students 5th - 7th
In this Internet investigation worksheet, students research snails, look at pictures, and answer questions about apple snails and garden snails. They write their opinion about keeping snails as pets, describe what affects snail...
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Credible Sources on the Internet: What to Trust, What to Dismiss and When to Cite a Source

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Wait, you mean researchers don't all use Wikipedia? Teach your class about intelligent research with a lesson about evaluating digital sources. The lesson starts with a quickwrite and includes vocabulary exercises and several...
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Looking for Trouble - Using the Internet to Research Structured Controversy

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Discuss controversial issues with your charges. More importantly, discuss how you have to research both sides of a controversy before taking a stance. In groups, middle schoolers research the controversial issue of dog sled racing. They...
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How Ads and Clicks Shape the Internet

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What impact do advertisements have on Internet users? Pupils explore the topic in the third video of the digital media literacy set. Scholars discover the tactics advertisers use to get people's attention (and clicks). They learn about...
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Two Truths and a Lie: Internet Research Skills

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It's tough for high schoolers to assess what is a credible resource and what is not. A helpful resource prompts class members to research a particular topic and record two facts—and create one lie—while documenting the sources. They then...
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A Common Sense Approach to Internet Safety

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
This is a great video! Parents, teachers, and media specialists alike can view this clip to ensure the children in their care are safe on the Internet. Personal information, predators, cyber-bullying, overall Internet safety, and...
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Internet Activity- Bats Level 1

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this Internet activity learning exercise, students use Internet research to find out facts about bats and complete sentences and charts.
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Internet Activity Bats-level2

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this Internet research about bats worksheet, learners will use Internet research to answer 6 questions and find facts about bats. No suggested websites are provided.
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State Facts- Internet Assignment

For Students 5th - 7th
In this state facts Internet assignment worksheet, students select a state to investigate using the given web site. They write the name of the state and find its capital, governor, constitution, industry, and other important fact. They...
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Law Review

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How can your journalism class ensure they use social media responsibly and legally? The sixth lesson in a 16-part Social Media Toolbox series asks pupils to dig deep into the legal aspects of social media use by school publications....
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Keep It Private

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Internet sites ask for a lot of personal information these days and most youngsters are not aware what is safe for them to share. By showing your class online check-out pages for sites such as Amazon, ETSY, and LEGO they will begin to...
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The Internet Is for Everyone

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What is this thing called the Internet? A KWL activity elicits what the class knows about how the Internet works. Then pupils read a copy of a memo about the need to keep the Internet open and accessible by everyone. 
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Internet Safety

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Before your kids hop onto the world wide web, make sure they are being safe. Watch this important video about Internet safety to learn why.
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Connecting to the Internet Wirelessly

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
To learn how to connect your computer to wireless Internet, watch this step-by-step video. A narrator demonstrates each step on his PC.
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Danger on the Internet

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students, in groups, brainstorm what they know about Internet safety and what they want to know. They read online articles on the topic and compile lists of what they discovered while reading about the dangers lurking on the Internet. ...
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Cyber Safety Fair: The Dark Side

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students contribute research projects to a cyber safety fair. In this Internet safety lesson, students assemble information regarding safety on the Internet. Students present safety guidelines as they create PowerPoints or board displays...
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Internet Vocabulary Worksheet

For Students 5th - 6th
In this E-mail and Internet worksheet, students study the vocabulary in the box and complete the text in the second box with the vocabulary words. Students then label the different parts of an e-mail address. Students then read the text...
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Progressive Story Using the Internet for Research

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Students explore Internet sites about Egypt and use them as background for a progressive story using Kid Pix, import grafics from the Internet to include in their story, and collect sites visited into group of "Hot Links" using...
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An Internet Lesson on Anne Frank

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders study Anne Frank's life during the Holocaust using various Internet sites to answer a questionnaire with facts from their research. They examine background knowledge of the Holocaust and World War II before completing the...
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Using the Internet to Find Information About the Pyramids of Egypt

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students conduct internet research on the Pyramids of Egypt to build background knowledge for a story that they are reading. They answer a series of questions about ancient Egypt and the pyramids designed to enhance comprehension of the...
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Geography, Map Skills & the Internet:

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research various websites focusing on Italy while enhancing student utilization of computer, keyboards and the Internet. They discuss their findings on the geography, history, topography, and culture.
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Blogs and Other Internet Vocabular

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students explore the definition and derivation of popular internet vocabulary. Using worksheets and lecture materials, students provide meanings for the word blog and other words used to describe working on the internet. They consider...
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Using the Internet?

For Teachers 5th
In this Internet worksheet, 5th graders use the following questions and guidelines to help them make the most of their time on the Internet. Students answer 9 questions.
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The History Of The Internet

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explain how the Internet evolved and what it is today.
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Hanukkah Traditions: Internet Research

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this Hanukkah research worksheet, students go to the specific Internet site provided and read about the history and traditions of Hanukkah. Students answer 5 multiple choice questions.
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Teaching about Cybersecurity: Taking Steps to Improve Online Safety and Prevent Data Breaches

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Leaks! Data breaches! Identity Theft! What can be done to improve online safety? An article offers chilling examples of the importance of preventing data breaches—some very practical suggestions for increasing protection of online...
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Cyber Safety

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
It's tempting to abandon rules and social expectations when you sit down at the computer. But what are the dangers of releasing personal information on the Internet? How can this information be used by strangers? Learn more about keeping...
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INTERNET ASSIGNMENT: THE DAY DIZZY DUCKLING GOT LOST

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this reading / writing worksheet, students use the Internet to read a story about ducks. They then summarize what they have read under each related illustration. Seven story elements are provided, along with one summarizing statement.
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U.S. Time Travel (Internet Research)

For Students 3rd - 5th
For this history Internet research worksheet, students write essays to answer the questions: Who started the first English colony in the U.S. in 1585? Who was the first person to reach the North Pole?
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Ornithology and Real World Science

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Double click that mouse because you just found an amazing lesson! This cross-curricular Ornithology lesson incorporates literature, writing, reading informational text, data collection, scientific inquiry, Internet research, art, and...
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Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate Lewis and Clark. In this Lewis and Clark lesson, students search the Internet for information about Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery. Students use maps to understand the explorations and decide which...
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Internet Shopping Business Idea

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners create their own Internet business based on data they find concerning trends in Internet shopping. They discuss advantages and disadvantages to selling specific products and/or services over the Internet.
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Is the Internet A Web Of Deceit?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars become more savvy Web surfers by evaluating the various elements of a Web site to determine its credibility. They conduct a two-part investigation of a Web site, focusing on how one determines if a Web site is credible in...
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Cite Your Sites!

For Teachers 6th - 11th
The New York Times article “Lessons in Internet Plagiarism,” launches a look at how the Internet has increased the prevalence of plagiarism. The richly detailed lesson includes warm-up and wrap-up activities, discussion questions,...
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Hawaiian Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Aloha! What is a "nene"? Who is Pele? Middle schoolers develop their research skills by using the Internet to find answers to a Hawaiian scavenger hunt. Seekers must access various search engines to find the answers to the questions on...
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The Food Pyramid

For Students 3rd - 4th
For this Internet research worksheet, students are directed to a specific site pertaining to the food pyramid. Students answer 11 questions using information they learn on the Web site.
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Planet PowerPoint

For Teachers 4th
Nothing is more intriguing than learning about outer space. Pupils will conduct Internet research taking notes using the 4-square method, then use their notes to write a report. They will go through the entire writing process from...
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Risky Online Relationships

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Internet can be a place where both positive and negative interactions happen. Begin the discussion with a talk about positive and negative encounters before defining some related terms for your class. Next, ask your class to pretend...
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Japanese-American Internment--Constitutional or Unconstitutional

For Teachers 11th
Explore what the home front during WWII was like for Japanese-Americans. Learners use a worksheet and the Internet to guide their research as they consider the constitutionality of Japanese Internment. They work in pairs to create an...
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Lesson Plan: Trolls—Just Like You and Me?

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Not all trolls hide under bridges; some of them hide behind computer screens! Learners explore the causes and effects of people leaving mean comments online. After learning vocabulary, watching and discussing a video, and responding to...
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Turn On, Tune In, and Write Down

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners locate, access and listen to a variety of radio and audio samples found on the Internet. They discuss the material in small groups and identify areas of interest for further discussion.
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Digging Up Facts

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Use Holes to inspire kids to research legends. They use the Internet to research the meaning of a legend and to separate fact from fiction as it relates to a real Western legend. They use information from a graphic organizer to compare...
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Advertising on the Internet

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewBelieve it or not, everyone plays a role in Internet advertising. Scholars explore the topic with a podcast about Internet advertising and personal identity. Next, partners plan and produce their own public service announcements to...
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Music Theory Review: Chords

For Teachers 10th - 11th
WebQuests can be fun and engaging ways to review concepts. This musical WebQuest includes thirty-five fill in the blank and ten short answer questions, which students complete through Internet use. Upper graders complete this exercise to...
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Human Origins: The Prehistoric Human Race

For Teachers 9th - 12th
When it comes to the origin of the human species students are full of misconceptions. Clear up the hominid confusion with this evolutionary activity focused on assisting students in understanding prehistoric man and his family tree....
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Exploring Biomes Lesson 2: Biome Research

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners view a PowerPoint presentation on biomes and their classifications. Divide them into groups and assign them each an individual biome to research. There are pictures of the PowerPoint slides and notes about what to teach for...
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Arctic Writing

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders analyze photographs in order to write descriptively.  In this descriptive writing lesson, 5th graders use the Internet to research and view photographs of the arctic.  Students use descriptive language to write sentences...
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PowerPoint Research Reports

For Teachers 5th
After brainstorming suitable subjects, fifth graders use the Internet to research a topic of interest, and create a PowerPoint presentation that serves as a visual aid to accompany a speech they make to the class. The activity presents...
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Animal Adaptations

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Young scientists explore the animal kingdom from the safety of the classroom with this short research project. After first choosing an animal, children use the Internet to discover where it lives, what it eats, and how it has adapted to...
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My Online Community

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
The Internet isn't a place, but it is made up of real people. As your students will find out, it is a way to connect people and ideas to build a larger and more global community. They'll draw, discuss, and explore vocabulary as they...
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Evaluating Web Sites

For Teachers 8th Standards
If it's on the Internet, it must be true—right? How can someone tell if a website contains less-than-truthful information? Savvy surfers evaluate sources in the fifth of a six-part college and career readiness instructional activity...
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Grammar and the Internet for Fourth Grade

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders engage in a instructional activity that is concerned with the use of the internet in order to find grammar resources. They practice playing games and some of the information resources to perform grammar drills. The...
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Using the Internet to Do Punnett Squares

For Teachers 7th - 10th
What a fun way to explore Mendelian Genetics! Using a computer connected to the Internet, beginning biologists construct and use Punnett squares of monohybrid crosses to explain how genetic traits are passed to offspring. Other websites...
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Identifying High-Quality Sites

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Use a Huffington Post article focused on false pictures of Hurricane Sandy to launch a discussion about the reliability of online information. Groups compare and contrast how print and broadcast media regulate data gathering with the...
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Internet Quests: Mammals

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this science and technology worksheet, learners use reference books or Internet searches to find facts about the blue whale, beaver, bat and echidna. Students answer 20 questions about each mammal, fill out charts and illustrate facts.
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HTTP and Abstraction on the Internet

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce your class to the layers of abstraction of the Internet with a lesson on the HTTP protocol. Pupils review previous lessons on levels of the Internet, then investigate new high levels by examining the HTTP traffic on their own...
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What is the Internet?

For Students 6th - 12th
You probably use the Internet every day, but do you really know what it is? A captivating video describes how the Internet works. One of the people involved in the development of the Internet explains how it came into existence.
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Internet Phone Subscribers Soar

For Teachers 11th - 12th
High schoolers investigate logistic models by making a scatter plot of internet phone users over 5 years. They find a logistic model that fits their data and then discuss what the instantaneous rate of change means in the context of the...
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The Internet of Things: IoT: Social Science Curriculum

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Because they have been immersed in the digital world since birth, most young people don't spend a lot of time reflecting on the immediate or future impact of the Internet. Social science classes read about and watch a video on The...
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Staying Safe Online

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Discuss with your class online safety and show them how to choose sites that are appropriate. Youngsters then play an interactive game which helps them determine suitable websites. An excellent, lively lesson that teaches a very...
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Intelligence in the Internet Age

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Does technology affect our intelligence? Stefanie Olsen's article, "Intelligence in the Internet Age," and the thought provoking reading comprehension questions that follow, are sure to generate a lively discussion. 
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Does It Matter Who Has Your Data?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Ever notice that, just after looking at an item online, that item shows up in an advertisement along the side of another webpage? That's because many companies track online data and use it to create targeted advertisements. Introduce...
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What Makes YouTube Unique

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Start off a unit on YouTube with an introduction to the service and all that it offers. Learners watch various video clips before participating in a brief discussion about YouTube. The plan includes an activity based around information...
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All About Our Town

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Pupils explore brochure writing. They work in groups to brainstorm and categorize important places in their community. In addition, they gather information from the Internet, take pictures using a digital camera, and create a community...
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Gallery of Albrecht Dürer

For Students 4th - 8th
Dutch painter Albrecht Durer was an interesting fellow. Your class can learn about his life and his art by completing one of two great activities. They either create an informational brochure or a price list of 10-20 of his famous works....
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The Key To Keywords

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Finding information on the Internet requires good keywords and strategic thinking. Learners in grades three through five utilize embedded handouts to devise their own search strategies to find information needed to answer several...
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The Demise of Guys

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Girls are outperforming boys at all levels from elementary to graduate school. Psychologist Philip Zimardo considers the reasons why boys are struggling today, including the possible effects of excessive Internet use and the idea that...
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Online Information: Fact or Fiction

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Discuss ways to determine if the information middle and high schoolers gather online is accurate. Using the Internet, they cite two sources that show conflicting points of view on a subtopic of conservation. They summarize and analyze...
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Using the Internet to Search Large Databases....

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars search the Internet taking care when framing questions. They comprehend when the information is valid and present it for a chosen audience. Students search the Internet using a range of operations to find a range of...
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Surfing Safely on the Internet

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students explained and demonstrated what the Internet is and the safety rules for using it. They navigate the Internet using search tools and the browser.
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Teaching About Freedom of Speech on the Internet

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore the first amendment in relation to their own personal use of the internet and discuss the legal implications that occur when schools and libraries put filters on computers to restrict access to certain websites.
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Exploring the Internet for Information

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students identify and use the internet as a resource for information. They integrate the writing process and create a multimedia project using the information from an internet research. Projects can be created from Microsoft Word,...
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Let's E-mail the White House - An Internet Project

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students complete the activity "Internet Scavenger Hunt of the White House" to become familiar with the White House Web Site. They then answer questions on an activity sheet, analyze information, and form good questions to e-mail.
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Word Processing and Internet Planet Report

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders write a research report on a selected planet in the solar system. They conduct Internet research, save a graphic from the Internet onto a disk, bookmark websites, and present their report.
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Crayola and the Internet: Rename Indian Red

For Teachers K - 6th
Pupils use the internet to practice their internet searching skills. They use their newly acquired skills to enter a contest through crayola to rename one of their colors. They can also play their games on the website.
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The Internet Dilemma

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students match the beginning and ending of sentences and then order them to make a story. They make their own stories. The stories describe the dangers of the Internet and Internet safety.
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Computers and the Internet

For Students Higher Ed
In this ESL worksheet, students focus on vocabulary associated with computers and the Internet.  Students study 9 pictures and their meanings.
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The Internet and Society

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners consider the impact of the Internet on society, information, and communication. They practice using the Internet through a variety of web searches, information gathering activities, and Internet communication. A class discussion...
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Internet Animal Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this Internet animal scavenger hunt worksheet, students do research online to answer 10 essay questions about animals. No specific site suggestions are given.
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Internet Challenge Worksheet

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this Internet usage worksheet, students navigate to a specific website online, all of which are search engines. Students are then instructed to search on a specific word and answer questions based on the results they get. There are 7...
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Internet Challenge Worksheet

For Teachers 4th - 7th
In this Internet usage worksheet, learners navigate to specific websites, all of which are search engines. Students are instructed to search on the word "Oregon" and answer 7 questions about their results.
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Internet Challenge Worksheet

For Teachers 4th - 7th
In this Internet usage worksheet, students navigate to a specific search engine website and enter the word "Oregon Trail". Students then answer 7 questions based on their results.
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Internet Challenge Worksheet- Explorers

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this Internet challenge worksheet, young scholars are directed to 5 specific sites to search for "explorers." Students record the number of category and site matches they get on each site. There is only one actual research question...
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Internet Challenge Worksheet: Animals

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this Internet research worksheet, pupils are directed to go to 5 different search engines to find the topic "animals." Students record how many web page matches come up.
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Aquatic Safari

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use an Internet Web site to locate the scientific information about various marine species. They use the Internet to find the scientific information about marine animals.
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Mexico Field Trip

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Explore how the library or Internet resources function as textual information. Young writers research a chosen topic then read and comprehend the collected information. They structure the information with texts and graphics for a...
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Where Did Foods Originate? (Foods of the New World and Old World)

For Teachers K - 12th
What do papayas, peanuts, pineapples, and potatoes have in common? Why, they are foods explorers brought back to the Old World. Young researchers use the Internet to investigate how New World explorers helped change the Old World's diet....
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Illustrations in Report Writing

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars create a short report using all the steps in the writing process including a bibliography. They explore different pictures that relate to their topic and download an image for the internet into their report. A helpful...
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Choose a Fish

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this Internet research instructional activity, students go to the indicated Internet site and choose a particular fish to report on. Students find facts about the fish and its size, habitat, diet and description. Students draw and...
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First Ladies of The United States

For Teachers 4th
All students need to know how to use the Internet to find and use factual information. Students search the internet to find the names of the First Ladies that match their list of Presidents. They copy the names correctly using proper...
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April Fools Web Quest

For Students 4th - 6th
How much does your class know about the history of April Fools Day? They'll use the Internet and five great questions to uncover the history and origin of this very silly holiday. Two web links are included, to make hunting for answers...
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Symmetry in Nature

For Students 4th - 6th
For this Saxon math worksheet, students utilizing the Internet to find examples of plants and animals with symmetrical body shapes and patterns.
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Comparing Areas

For Students 5th
In this comparing areas learning exercise, 5th graders while utilizing the Internet choose a building with a rectangular base, record its base dimensions and calculate the area of its base.
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Umbrella Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Explore different kinds of sentences with your children. In this sentence lesson plan, young readers explore the different kinds of sentences that authors use to interest the reader. They also research the internet for different types of...
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Teach21: Lesson: One with Nature, Lesson 5/16

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Guide your students through the research process with this lesson plan. Though it is within the context of a lesson on nature, the PowerPoint and worksheet included in the lesson could be used in any class session about internet and...
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Researching and Narrowing Topics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Internet research is becoming more common, so why not conduct an online research project in your classroom? Use this resource to get you and your class started. The instructional activity includes basic instructions and a list of...
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Using the Internet for Research

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students are guided through a series of strategies to help them practice using the computer and become better Internet users. They follow steps in an exercise to practice search strategies and begin research on a topic for a research paper.
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Networks

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Ever wonder how the Internet works? The lesson plan teaches scholars the basics of graph theory and how it applies to the Internet. They perform simulations to see how information is sent on the Internet.
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Digital Citizenship Flashcard Deck

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Being responsible online, leaving a digital footprint, and knowing how to be Internet safe are all important aspects of digital citizenship. Use a set of flash cards that promote conversations among the classroom and instill awareness of...
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Fact and Opinion: Danger Online

For Students 6th Standards
Reinforce reading comprehension strategies and offer online safety tips with an informational text detailing the importance of safe internet use. After reading, scholars show what they know by answering four multiple choice questions and...
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Using the World Wide Web

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
The Internet is the host of a wealth information—good and bad—and it takes practice to know which sites offer the most credible material. Here, scholars explore a variety of news sources to discover valuable information on topics such as...
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Media Skills: Crash Course Media Literacy

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Did you realize that Internet access is a basic human right? For those of us fortunate to have online access, it's essential to have media smarts! Discover the five skills to be media savvy during an engaging video. The host discusses...
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Be Positive

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Be the solution to the problems you see in the world! Middle schoolers watch a short video from Google and learn the importance of contributing to a positive Internet community, rather than being a part of the negativity.
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Internet Vocabulary

For Students 3rd
In this Internet vocabulary worksheet, 3rd graders match up twelve Internet terms to their appropriate definitions in order to enhance their English terminology.
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Internet 101: Vocabulary Skills

For Students 5th - 10th
In this online interactive vocabulary skills worksheet, students answer 10 fill in the blank questions regarding Internet-related words. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Internet against Insomnia

For Students 4th - 8th
In this internet against insomnia worksheet, students read a passage about the internet, answer true and false questions, and find vocabulary words. Students complete 22 problems total.
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What's The Big Deal About Internet Privacy?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Students discuss privacy and safety while using the internet. For this internet privacy lesson plan, students explore websites that don't have privacy settings and ones that do.
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What is the World Wide Web?

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Did you know that the World Wide Web and the Internet are not the same thing? Did you know that Tim Berners-Lee is considered the father of the Web? Networks, web servers, web hosts, website addresses, domain names, web languages,...
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Netiquette

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Internet etiquette, or netiquette, is important to know when communicating over the Internet. The staff member from Half Hollow Hills School District provides great tips for proper netiquette.
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Stay Safer Online

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Stay safe online! The great tips in this video are important to remember when using the Internet. All online users should watch this video.
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Making the Most of the Internet

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Children listen as the teacher tells them about Childnet. Young scholars use the CD-ROM and internet sites to answer questions on the worksheets. Students learn to navigate the sites and search techniques. If time and interest allows, an...
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Assignment #10: Internet Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Test your learners' Internet research skills with this scavenger hunt. Of the twenty questions provided, scholars research ten and provide the answer, the URL, the search engine, and the keywords they used. While some of the questions...
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Animal Safari on the Internet

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students verbalize, analyze and practice various research steps including using the Internet for searches and how to use bookmarked sites. They use these skills to research animals.
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Internet Research Assistant

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are required to become Internet Research Assistants to a staff member or someone in the community and take that person on as a client. They develop a letter informing potential clients that they are available to do research for...
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Getting Started with Internet Explorer

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students learn the basics of Internet Explorer.
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Searching the Internet with WebFerret

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students explore how to search the Internet with WebFerret.
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Student Speech: Is it Protected in Print and on the Internet?

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Can young scholars be allowed to say what they want in print or on the Internet, free from interference by the school? With the advent of Facebook and other social networking sites where all expressions are chronicled and monitored,...
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Internet Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students use a computer and the internet to click on highlighted words to find certain answers. They then write the answer to the questions on paper. Finally, students choose one animal to write about. They research the animal on the...
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Rev the Engine

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars view a PowerPoint presentation about how to successfully use search engines while conducting research. The presentation demonstrates how to conduct a search for information on the Internet. Once PowerPoint is complete,...
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Hunt the Fact Monster

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Fact Monster search engine worksheet, students access the Internet to a specific website to find the answers to five questions with multiple choice answers.
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Hunt the Fact Monster

For Students 3rd - 5th
For this Fact Monster search engine worksheet, students access the Internet to find the answers to five questions with multiple choice answers.
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Hunt the Fact Monster

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this Fact Monster search engine worksheet, students access the Internet to find the answers to five questions with multiple choice answers.
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Hunt the Fact Monster

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Fact Monster search engine worksheet, students access the Internet to a specific website to find the answers to five questions with multiple choice answers.
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Hunt the Fact Monster (November #2)

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this Fact Monster search engine worksheet, learners access the Internet to a specific website to find the answers to five questions with multiple choice answers.
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Hunt the Fact Monster (Extra #2)

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Fact Monster worksheet, students access the Internet to one specific site to find the answers to five questions with multiple choice answers.
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Do Some Research: Bones in the Body

For Students 4th - 7th
Where are the smallest bones in your body located? Using the Internet and/or library, young biologists locate, illustrate, and write an explanation of where these tiny bones can be found.
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Do Some Research: Continents

For Students 4th - 7th
Learners add to their knowledge of world maps and geography with this assignment, which prompts them to complete research on the Internet and in the library. After they have answered the research question, class members illustrate and...
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Do Some Research: Deserts

For Students 4th - 7th
What is a biome? Young scientists use the library and the Internet to research oases and deserts. Once they have completed their research, class members write a summary of their findings and create an illustration highlighting what they...
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Concluding Activities for an Author Study of Marc Brown and His Arthur Books

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Everyone loves Arthur, the friendly aardvark! Emerging readers explore Arthur books by Marc Brown. They use the Internet to research Marc Brown and share information with their class. They work independently to conduct research and then...
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Call me "Al"

For Students 9th - 12th
Sharpen Internet research skills for your High school class by having them complete this on-line worksheet. All of the answers begin with the letters, "Al."
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All Answers Starting With an "A"

For Students 9th - 12th
High schoolers can sharpen research skills by using the Internet to find the answers to the trivia questions presented in this online learning exercise. It asks questions whose answers all begin with the letter a.
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To "B" or not to "B"

For Students 9th - 12th
High schoolers can enhance their research skills through using the Internet to discover the answers to these trivia questions. All of these answers begin with the letter "B."
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'C' is the Answer

For Students 9th - 12th
Use the internet to enhance the research skills of your High schoolers. In this resource, all sorts of questions are posed: everything from questions about famous people, inventions, entertainment, to important dates in history. There...
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N is the Answer

For Students 9th - 12th
Fans of trivia can sharpen their research skills by employing the Internet to find the answers to the trivia questions presented in this online worksheet. This particular worksheet focuses on questions whose answers all begin with the...
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Igor Stravinsky: The Composer and His Impact

For Teachers 12th
An internet-saturated learning experience helps high schoolers construct and support opinions about the impact of 20th-century composer Igor Stravinsky. They read a biography online, listen to compositions, watch YouTube videos, and view...
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Bar Graphs and Survey Questions- Internet Access

For Teachers 5th - 7th
In this graphing and data collection activity, learners examine a bar chart that show data collected from 1998 - 2006 that shows the percentage of households that have Internet access. They answer questions based on the chart and make...
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Tips for Internet Safety

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Attention students: learn how to be a smart "cyber citizen" with this informative video. This is a great video to show to your students prior to your next computer lesson.
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Staying Safe on The Internet

For Students 3rd - 5th
Watson the Walrus takes scholars through an interactive workbook all about internet safety. Safety tips, a maze, crossword puzzle, quiz, and coloring page make up six pages that encourage smart choices while surfing the web. 
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Trace My Shadow

For Students 6th - 12th
Which creates more digital traces: surfing the Internet in a coffee shop, or using an iPhone to send a text message? The answer may surprise you! An interactive resource prompts users to choose which devices, operating systems, and...
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Who Can You Trust? Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #4

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The best way to understand a website is (drumroll, please) ... to leave the website? Scholars make sense of some strange advice by watching part four in the Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information set. As they watch, they learn...
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Autumn Internet Hunt

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Which is better for a harvest party, apple juice or apple cider? Are there many black bears in your state? How soon in advance do you need to plant pumpkins in order for them to be ready by October? Find the answers to these questions...
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The Internet and Computing: Crash Course History of Science #43

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
IBM has a computer that is 1 mm by 1 mm and as fast as a computer from 1990. With time, computers get faster, smaller, and cheaper. A video lesson examines the history of computer production and what that means for biotechnology advances.
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Introduction to Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can you define a function? Application of functions to global warming and other topics help learners understand that functions are actually a part of everyday life. The lesson reaches beyond mathematics to include proper formation of...
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Famous North Carolinians--Introduction to the Internet

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore basic Internet terminology. They become familiar with their web browsers. Students apply these skills when finding information about famous North Carolinians at a variety of websites. They identify key words and...
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ILLINOIS HISTORY HOW TO SEARCH THE INTERNET

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use the internet to search for pictures about historical events and then use those pictures for a timeline game
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Increasing Vocabulary Using Internet Connections

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners retell the story, "The Mitten," by Jan Brett, as a group by using the computer program,
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Using a spreadsheet and the Internet to learn about stock market performance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students record the progress weekly of a business of their choice on the stock market, graph those results, research and report on current news and how it pertains to the companies recent performance.
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The Internet: Packets, Routing and Reliability

For Students 6th - 12th
 Viewers of this video learn about how computers send and receive information through the Internet. It describes how the Internet splits information into packets and sends it over different routes.

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