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Technical Implementation (Networking and Connectivity)

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Title:

Technical Implementation (Networking and Connectivity)

URL:

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/guides/z8dq7ty/revision/1

Content Source:

Other
BBC
Type: Informational Material

Overview:

Networks allow businesses, institutions, and individual users to instantly communicate and share information. They allow smaller organizations to work efficiently by sharing resources.

This webpage explores general network components, LAN and WAN networks, as well as wireless and wired networks. 

Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 3
15) Describe local, networked, and online or cloud environments.

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Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • describe local, networked, and online or cloud environments.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • local environment
  • networked environment
  • online environment
  • cloud environment
  • network
  • fiber
  • access points
  • switches
  • saved
  • stored
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • that the Internet is constructed of a network of connections.
  • information can be saved or stored on a local device or online in a cloud environment.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • describe local, networked, and online or cloud environments and how a user can utilize each environment to meet their need.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • the Internet is constructed of a network of connections.
  • online or cloud environments are available 24/7 from any Internet
  • connected device and location.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 5
23) Identify the key components of a network.

Examples: Links, nodes, networking devices.

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Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • identify key components of a network.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • network
  • links
  • nodes
  • networking devices
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • key components of a network.
  • how a basic network operates.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • identify key components of a network.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • certain components are required for a network to function.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 6
24) Compare and contrast types of networks.

Examples: Wired, wireless (WiFi), local, wide area, mobile, Internet, and intranet.

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Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • compare/contrast different network types such as wired vs wireless or LAN vs WAN.
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • networks are used to join computing devices for different needs.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • identify the needs satisfied by different networks.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • networks are designed to meet specific needs.
Tags: LAN, WAN, wired network, wireless network
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Author: Aimee Bates