Understanding the Web

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Understanding the Web by Mind Map: Understanding the Web

1. Commonly Used Words

1.1. Browser: Software to access the internet

1.1.1. Chrome Safari Firefox

1.2. URL (Uniform Resource Locators): The browser address of a webpage

1.3. Webpage: What you see on the screen, similar to a page in a book or newspaper.

1.4. Malware: Dangerous software that can corrupt your computer.

2. Useful Resources for Internet Safety

2.1. https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/

2.2. https://bit.ly/2EKQrPz

2.3. https://esafety.gov.au/

2.4. Try this funny video

3. Using the Web Critically

3.1. Think about the consequences of your actions.

3.2. Before sending anything online be aware of what you are sending and where it is being sent too.

3.3. Be on the look out for predators

3.3.1. Does it sound too good to be true?

3.3.2. Are you being consistently flattered?

3.3.3. Does the conversation feel sexual?

3.3.4. Are they asking to meet/chat in a more private place?

3.3.5. Does the other person want to keep your relationship a secret?

4. Tips for Effectively Searching the Web

4.1. Use Multiple Search Engines

4.1.1. Google

4.1.2. Bing

4.1.3. Yahoo

4.2. "Use quotations to make a search more specific"

4.3. Google within a website

4.4. Find words within a URL

4.5. Be specific

4.6. NETS

4.6.1. Narrow the search

4.6.2. Exact Phrases

4.6.3. Trim the URL

4.6.4. Similar Pages