Presentation on theme: "Would you be more likely to take a piece of candy from a trusted friend or a complete stranger? Explain."— Presentation transcript:
Would you be more likely to take a piece of candy from a trusted friend or a complete stranger? Explain.
Website Sponsors Who sponsors your favorite website?
Website Sponsors There are millions of websites on the Internet. Some are reliable and some are not. The most effective way to determine if a site is reliable is to determine the sponsor of the site. The URL of the site can help you determine the sponsor of the site.
Domain A domain is a particular section of the Internet..com.org.edu.gov.net
.com Commercial Organization Can be purchased by any individual or business in any country. Find out as much as possible about the company responsible for the site. “About Us” or “Contact Us” Copyright Information http://www.history.com/encyclopedia.do?articleId= 226140 GO GO
.org Nonprofit Organization Any individual or business may now register a.org domain name Find out as much as possible about the organization responsible for the site. “About Us” or “Contact Us” Copyright Information http://wikipedia.org http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II GO GO
.edu School or University The work of a student, teacher, or professor. Tilde: ~ someone's personal web page Identify the school or university http://avalon.law.yale.edu/subject_menus/ wwii.asp GO GO
.gov United States Government Usually very reliable, published to the Web by the government. http://www.archives.gov/research/ww 2/photos/ GO GO
.net Network Site May be excellent resources, but they may be very unreliable. Internet Service Provider or Free Host “About Us” or “Contact Us” Copyright Information http://www.worldwar-2.net/ GO GO