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THE INTERNET Y. C. Lemard October 20, 2009
The internet is now an acceptable part of many of our lives. Most of us use it everyday; Some of us use it for many hours each day. THE INTERNET
What is the internet
THE INTERNET The internet is a global network of interlinked computers and smaller networks.
THE INTERNET The internet was invented in the 1960s in the USA. However, it only became a worldwide phenomenon in the 1980s.
THE INTERNET It is now so large that it connects people in all regions of the world.
THE INTERNET You may access the internet from home, work, school, from libraries, airports and internet cafes.
THE INTERNET What is a web page
THE INTERNET A web page is a single document on the world wide web (WWW) which may consists of text, graphics, videos, sounds and hyperlinks
THE INTERNET What is a web site?
THE INTERNET A website is a set of related web pages which are linked to each other and owned by one person or organisation.
THE INTERNET What is a web browser
THE INTERNET A web browser is a program that allows one to access and view web pages
THE INTERNET Examples of web browsers : – Internet Explorer – Mozilla Firefox – Opera – Chrome – Safari
THE INTERNET Address bar
THE INTERNET Address bar hyperlinks
To learn more about the internet and the world wide web click the following link : video THE INTERNET
For rules about using the world wide web click Web surfing guidelines THE INTERNET