Understanding Wikis and Ethics/Responsibility of Internet Postings
Students investigate the importance of ethics and personal responsibility when posting information on the Internet. They explore wiki's. Students visit a wiki web site. They explain the purpose of this website and its goal.
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Identifying High-Quality Sites
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...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
New Review Smart Buildings and the Internet of Things
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...
6th - 9th Technology & Engineering
HTTP and Abstraction on the Internet
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...
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering