The World Wide Web: Crash Course Computer Science #30

Wait, the World Wide Web and the Internet aren't the same thing? Young computer scientists learn how the World Wide Web is like a program that runs on the Internet system. The 30th Crash Course Computer Science video also explains hyperlinks and hypertexts, URL, HTTP, and search engines.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have pupils create a web page as a project
Classroom Considerations

  • This is the last episode of a three-episode arc on global communications systems
  • Learners must be aware of domain name servers
Pros

  • Excellent explanations, with animations and graphics
  • Includes current issues such as net neutrality
Cons

  • None