This badge is awarded to students who can upload good evidence to Bussage Makewaves that they understand the internet and the World Wide Web.
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  1. Task 1 Understand computer networks, including the internet

    For today's task you must show that you understand computer networks, including the internet: (LANS and WANS) Please use pictures to illustrate your report.
    To do your research you could look at BBC Bitesize:
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/ict/datacomm/2networksrev1.shtml
    There are six pages of information. How many pages you study is up you.
    Try to organise your time so that you and your partner have your information saved onto makewaves by the end of the session. If you run out of time, at the very least get your report saved into your folder.

  2. Task 2 Understand how computer networks can provide multiple services, such as the World Wide Web

    Did you save your evidence to Makewaves last time? If not, do that first.
    For this task you must show that you understand how computer networks can provide multiple services, such as the World Wide Web. Watch the video, There and back again, a Packet's Tale, how the internet works (saved in exercises and on the home page of Bussage Makewaves) and make notes. Then explain what you found out in words and pictures. Screen shots might be good for this.
    If you are hungry for knowledge then try BBC Bitesize: How does the internet work.
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z3tbgk7
    Remember to organise your time so that you and your partner have your information saved onto Makewaves by the end of the session. If you run out of time, at the very least get your report saved into your folder.

  3. Task 3 Appreciate how search results are ranked

    Did you save your evidence to Makewaves last time? If not, do that first.
    For this task you must show that you appreciate how search results are ranked. Who would like to see their website at the top of a search and why?
    Watch the BBC Bitesize video How do search engines work?
    h_ttp://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/ztbjq6f#zqdfyrd
    Look at the diagrams which explain how the google search algorithm ranks search results (saved in exercises and on the home page of Bussage Makewaves). Then explain what you found out in words and pictures.
    Remember to organise your time so that you and your partner have your information saved onto Makewaves by the end of the session. If you run out of time, at the very least get your report saved into your folder.

  4. Task 4 Explain the difference between the www and the internet

    Did you save your evidence to Makewaves last time? If not, do that first.
    For this task you must show that you can explain the difference between the www and the internet.
    Look at BBC Bitesize, What is the world wide web?
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z2nbgk7#zxfrcdm
    Then explain what you found out in words and pictures.
    Remember to organise your time so that you and your partner have your information saved onto Makewaves by the end of the session. If you run out of time, at the very least get your report saved into your folder.

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