Year 4 – Lesson 1 – Connecting networks

Curriculum KS2 Unit Lesson

Learners will explore how a network can share messages with another network to form the internet. They will consider some of the network devices involved in this, such as routers, and then discuss what we should keep in and out of a network to keep safe.

Learning objectives

To describe how networks physically connect to other networks

  • I can describe the internet as a network of networks
  • I can demonstrate how information is shared across the internet
  • I can discuss why a network needs protecting

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