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Welcome to the web! by Mind Map: Welcome to the web!

1. History of the internet

1.1. Electronic computers were created in the 1950s, however the idea of an analytical engine was created by Charles Babbage in the 1850s

1.2. Computers used to be very large in comparison to the sleek laptop and iPad designs seen today. Computers used to take up a WHOLE ROOM!

1.3. Computers and analytical engines have allowed for almost everyone in the world to have access to any kind of information; whenever they please.

1.4. Only in the past decade have computers and analytical engines become increasingly advanced and allowed for advancement in many industries and sectors

2. How to stay safe on the internet

2.1. Safety is largely important whenever online. Many incidents have arisen as a result of misconduct on the internet Incidents such as catfishing, stalking, and cyber bullying have largely

2.2. Cyber bullying on social media websites is a large issue with the youth of today. In case you are being cyber bullied be sure to visit this helpful website to see your legal actions Cyberbullying

2.3. Hackers and scammers can easily take your personal details and bank details to use illegally. This has severe consequences on the effected individual. To avoid this, ensure that children make complex passwords and always log out of ttheir accounts

2.3.1. To stay safe on the internet ensure you watch this short video -Safe Web Surfing: Top Tips for Kids and Teens Online

3. How to use Google

3.1. Make sure you use the right terms to ensure your results will be appropriate and relevant to the intended topic. To ensure this make sure you are searching using clarity. Pick to search keywords of a question, use synonyms, and even ask questions!

3.2. Google can generate search results even when spelling is not the best, Google will generally know what you're talking about.

3.3. For the greatest depth and breadth of results make sure you look beyond the first result.

4. Copyright and plagiarism restrictions

4.1. It is important for students to reference their work and ensure that any direct quote or idea they source, they acknowledge where/who they got it from.

4.2. Many students will want to copy and paste information or pictures without acknowledging the creative owner of the information.

4.3. If students are unsure of how to reference or create a bibliography, the school outlines the guidelines and methods in the back of the school diary.

5. How to surf the web safely

5.1. To surf the internet safely ensure you know the safety of the topic that you're searching. don't type inappropriate words into the search engine

5.2. Google has the option to turn on safe search. This allows for the engine to filter out any results that turn up as unsafe or not stable

6. The dangers of the internet

6.1. According to the Purdue University Calumet, the dangers of using the Internet include acquiring viruses in an individual computer or an entire network, receiving vast quantities of spam, getting cheated by online con artists, and getting misleading and inaccurate information

6.2. The internet can be a very dangerous place for young kids and teenagers. Often teenagers get caught up in conflicts as a result of social media and other platforms. This can cause for mental health and safety issues.

6.3. To educate yourself on these such dangers ensure you watch this educational video on the many dangers of the internet: The Dangers of the Internet


7.1. 1. Know what to search: to get the most reliable and accurate search results ensure you search key words and ask questions

7.2. 2. Know the dangers of the internet: Attached in this brainstorm are some helpful resources on the dangers of the internet. Ensure you have watched and read these

7.3. 3. Know the rules surrounding plagiarism and copyright to ensure you don't fall into any trouble.