Safe Surfers!

Learn how the internet works by playing games, watching animations, and inventing and designing your own connected device.

For people already used to using the internet, the way the internet works remains a complete mystery. This is particularly true for young children who have grown up with devices all around them. For them, the internet is just simply there. This course dives into the way the internet works and the technology behind it, opening students’ eyes to the potential of the internet as a way of sharing information, learning/teaching, and creating new things.

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$99 USD

Description

Learn how the internet works by playing games, watching animations, and inventing and designing your own connected device.

For people already used to using the internet, the way the internet works remains a complete mystery. This is particularly true for young children who have grown up with devices all around them. For them, the internet is just simply there. This course dives into the way the internet works and the technology behind it, opening students’ eyes to the potential of the internet as a way of sharing information, learning/teaching, and creating new things.

This is a Digital Media Academy self-paced learning experience, designed to build foundational knowledge and skills through hands-on, project-based activities and interactive online excercises.

  • Computer with internet connection
  • Art materials such as paper, pens/pencils, markers, crayons, coloured pencils, scissors, tape, glue

By the end of this course:

Students will be able to…

  • Explain how the internet works (general idea)
  • Decode basic binary to create a picture
  • Find and use learning, play, and sharing resources online
  • Explain what the Internet of Things is (general idea)
  • Imagine future uses for the Internet of Things in their world

Course content

Unit 1 – What is the Internet and How Does It Work?
Lesson 1: The Internet: An Introduction
Lesson 2: Explaining the Internet
Lesson 3: Programming and Sending Messages
Lesson 4: Making Connections
Lesson 5: Traffic Jams, Packets, and Light

Unit 2 – Coding with Binary Numbers
Lesson 6: Binary and Code
Lesson 7: Pixels and Binary Art
Learning, Playing, and Connecting
Lesson 8: Internet Questions and Answers
Lesson 9: Learning Through Play
Lesson 10: Reflection Challenge
Lesson 11: Connecting, Community, and the Internet

Unit 3 – The Internet of Things
Lesson 12: What is the Internet of Things?
Lesson 13: Smart Devices
Lesson 14: What’s Your Vision?
Lesson 15: Internet of Things Gallery

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  • Product Type: Foundation
  • Career Pathway: Computer Science + AI
  • Career Track: Artificial Intelligence
  • Level:
  • Pre-requisites: None
  • Age: 5-8
  • Grade:
  • Style: Self-paced
  • Modules:
  • Certificate Awarded: Yes
  • Safe Surfers!

    Learn how the internet works by playing games, watching animations, and inventing and designing your own connected device.

    For people already used to using the internet, the way the internet works remains a complete mystery. This is particularly true for young children who have grown up with devices all around them. For them, the internet is just simply there. This course dives into the way the internet works and the technology behind it, opening students’ eyes to the potential of the internet as a way of sharing information, learning/teaching, and creating new things.

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