With respect to class 4 Internet and Its Uses, the internet is a collection of computers connected by network cables or through satellite links. The internet allows the sharing of information. The Internet connects millions of computers around the world. Thus the internet is a worldwide network. It was one of the greatest inventions of the 1960s.
Let us study how the internet was invented!
A group of researchers was working for the USA Government in the 1960s. They created a computer network with a group of computers that could keep working even if some of the computers were damaged.
In the next few years, big companies, universities, etc joined this network and they made a web of networks that were all connected together across the country.
This web of network expanded worldwide and thus, the internet was created.
Internet has become an important part of our day to day lives. We need the Internet for:
Now let us learn how to use the internet.
Internet can be used by installing application software like Web browser. Common web browsers are- Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.
Steps to open Web Browser
With respect to class 4 computer lessons, a search engine is a computer software that is designed to search for information on the Internet.
Search Engines like Google, Yahoo, etc.
Using Search Engine
With respect to class 4 computer lessons, let us learn how to find, download and save images from a search engine-
Steps are as follows-
Q1. .................. is a collection of computers connected by a network.
Q2.One of the most common web browsers is?
Ans: Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Q3. .................. is computer software that is designed to search for information on the Internet.
Ans: Search engine.
Q4.In which country was the internet invented?