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Introduction to Internet

Introduction to Internet

With respect to class 3 Introduction to the Internet, the internet is sharing information across the worldwide network of computers.

  • Internet means interconnected network, i.e., the connection of all computers to a central network.
  • The networks are formed either through connected cables or any other devices.
  • With the help of the internet, we can connect with millions of computers around the world.
  • This makes the Internet a global network or a worldwide network.

 

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With respect to class 3 computer lessons, areas where internet is widely used

  1. Communication
  2. Research
  3. Education
  4. Financial Transaction
  5. Real-Time Updates

With respect to class 3 Introduction to the Internet, good to know the information is

Internet – Used to share information across the worldwide network of computers.

Website – With help of internet we can access through websites.  Websites hold information about a particular organization, school etc.

 

To connect to the Internet, we need –

A hardware device, apart from the monitor, keyboard and mouse we need to have the following hardware requirements-

  • Modem
  • Network Interface Card
  • 1 GB RAM
  • Software
  • Operating System like Windows, Linux
  • A web browser like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Netscape.

 

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With respect to class 3 computer lessons, below are the steps to open Web Browser

 

  1. Click on the web browser icon on your computer
  2. Write the website name on the address bar
  3. Click on go or press enter

 

 

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Search Engines –

  • With respect to class 3 Introduction to Internet, search engine is a software system that is designed to search for information available on the World Wide Web.
  • Examples of search engines are Google, yahoo, Alta Vista & Bing.
  • We can also find/ download/save images from search engines.
  • We can search/ download/ save the files or information from the internet using search engines and use it whenever required.

 

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With respect to class 3 Introduction to the Internet, steps to search/ download/save images are 

  1. Open the web browser and open the search engine.
  2. Type the name or the topic of the image which you want to search.
  3. Now click on the search button.
  4. There will be millions of pictures displayed choose an appropriate picture and double click on the image to enlarge its size.
  5. Right click on the image and select “Save" the image option.
  6. Save as dialog box will open, select the location where you want to save the image.
  7. Click on save button.

 

Recap

Introduction to Internet

  • With respect to class 3 computer lessons, the internet is sharing information across the worldwide network of computers.

 

Some of the areas where internet is widely used –

  • Communication
  • Research
  • Education
  • Financial Transaction
  • Real-Time Updates

 

Difference between Internet and Website.

Few hardware devices we require to connect to the Internet

Steps to open Web Browser

Search Engines

Steps to search/download/save images

Quiz for Introduction to Internet

Q.1

What is World Wide Web?

a) A computer game
b) The part of the internet that enables information sharing via interconnected pages
c) A software program
d) Another name for the internet

Q.2

http://www.google.com is an example of a/an ______________.

a)

URL

b)

Access code

c)

Directory

d)

Server

Q.3

The full form of ISP is _______________.

a) Internet Search Provide
b) Internet Service Provider
c) Internet School Provider
d) Internet Shopping Provider

Q.4

Which company developed the Chrome web browser?

a) Google
b) Microsoft
c) Apple
d) Mozilla foundation

Q.5

Connected computers in a ______________ get their resources from a common source called _______________ which are also a type of a computer.

a) Network, Server
b) Server, Network
c) Server, UPS
d) Network, UPS

Q.6

What can you do using the internet?

a) Download software
b) Participate in interactive forums
c) Chat with your friends
d) All of these

Q.7

What is the best way to find information on a website?

a)

E-mails

b)

Search engines

c)

Newsgroups

d)

Discussion groups

Q.8

Which of the following is NOT a web browser?

a) Chrome
b) Mozilla
c) Internet Explorer
d) Windows Explorer

Q.9

A single document on the internet is called ______________.

a) E-mails
b) Website
c) Webpage
d) none of the above

Q.10

Which of the following is NOT required to connect to the internet?

a) Search engine
b) An account with the internet service provider
c) Modem and Telephone connection
d) Computer

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