The Internet

Welcome To My Website On The Internet. This Is My Year 9 Compute Science "Internet" Topic Assessment.

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What Is A Webpage?

A Webpage Is Either A Home Page Or Other Page On A Website.

Internet Keywords

- Internet Service Provider(ISP)

Like Vodafone or Spark.

- Browser

A Search Engine Like Chrome or Google.

World Wide Web(WWW)

An Informational System On The Internet Which Connects Documents With Documents Using Links


A Block Of Data Transmitted Across A Network. Computer Communications Links That Do Not Support Packets, Such As Traditional Point-To-Point Telecommunications Links, Simply Transmit Data As A Bit Stream.

Local Area Network(LAN)

Computer Network That Links Devices Within A Building Or Group Of Adjacent Buildings, Especially One With A Radius Of Less Than 1 KM. Ethernet And Wi-Fi Are The Two Most Common Transmission Technologies In Use For Local Area Networks.

Radio Access Network(RAN)

A RAN Is Part Of A Mobile Telecommunication System. It Implements A Radio Access Technology.

Wide Area Network(WAN)

A WAN Is A Telecommunications Network Or Computer Network That Extends Over A Large Geographical Distance. Wide Area Networks Are Often Established With Leased Telecommunication Circuits.

- Modem

Used As A Source Of Internet That Is Wired (Ethernet).

- User

A Person Who Uses The Internet

- Fibre Optic Cable

Fibre Optic Cables Are Cables That Produce Fibre At Light Speed

- Router

Provides Wireless Connection. Routers Perform The Traffic Directing Functions On The Internet.

- Device

A Thing Made For A Particular Purpose

URL (Uniform Resource Locator)

A Webpage Resourcer Which Finds The Webpage Your Looking For

IP Address (Internet Protocol)

An Identifier For Your Network System (

DNS (Domain Name Server)

A Server Trying To Match Words And Numbers Together For Your Webpage HTTP Address

HTML (HyperText Markup Language)

A Coding Language Like Python And Javascript. Also Used For Making This Website

HTTP (HyperText Transfer Protocol)

The Code That Makes Your Website Address An Actual Address

- Webserver

A Computer Set Up In Data Centers Operated By Hosting Companies And They Store Website Info

- Web Hosting

It Is Something That Uses HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol) To Form Language. Also Allows Individuals And Organizations To Make Their Website Accessible Via The World Wide Web.

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- Network

At Tawa College My Network Is Made Of The Following

What Can I Do On The Tawa College Network

  1. Use My Gmail
  2. Use E2Learn
  3. Search The World Wide Web
  4. Access My H-Drive
  5. Use Google Drive Instead Of Books
  6. Log On To Any Computer In The School
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