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Level: Grades 5-8
Author: Matthew Johnson, Director of Education, MediaSmarts
Duration: Grades 5-6: 1 hour, Grades 7-8: 2-3 hours
This lesson has been developed with the support of CIRA, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority.
In this lesson students discuss their online experiences and learn how to minimize the potential risks that may be associated with them. Using the Cyber Security Tip Sheet, students explore the many tools and strategies that can be used to mitigate or prevent negative online experiences. Once they have reviewed these strategies and resources, students will extend and test their knowledge by playing a game in which they compete against other students to match a series of technological “Tools” to the “Risks” they can help to prevent.
Students will display the ability to:
This lesson and all associated documents (handouts, overheads, backgrounders) is available in an easy-print, pdf kit version.
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