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Level: Grades 2 to 5
Author: Valerie Steeves
This lesson provides students with an understanding of the basic structure of electronic network communications and how Internet communications are different from telephone conversations. In a hands-on classroom activity, children create and use paper cup telephones and compare this to sending messages over a computer “web” created with photocopies of computers linked by yarn.
At the end of this lesson, students should be able to:
This lesson and all associated documents (handouts, overheads, backgrounders) is available in an easy-print, pdf kit version.
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