Students need to understand:
  • the internet as a worldwide collection of computer networks:
    • DNS (Domain Name Server)
    • hosting
    • the cloud
  • the concept of virtual networks

Choose from the following to help you learn:


CAMBRIDGE Computer Science:  
Page 197 Sections "The Internet, "Hosts" which continues onto page 198. "Domain names" Page 199. "Virtual Networks" page 202 which continues onto page 203. "The cloud" Page 203.
ROBSON & HEATHCOTE Computer Science (9-1):
Page 19. Section "The Internet". Page 20. "The Domain Name System". Page 26 "Virtual networks". Page 30 "Hosting". Page 31 "Cloud storage"
SUSAN ROBSON GCSE Computing(3rd edition): 
Page 91. Section "The Internet" which continues with DNS onto Page 92.
SUSAN ROBSON GCSE Computing(2012): 
Page 85. Section "The Internet" which continues with DNS onto Page 86.
AXSIED GCSE Computer Science (3rd edition)
Page 19 - R10. The Internet. Page 21 - R11. DNS. Web hosting. The Cloud. Whole Page
ROUSE & O'BYRNE GCSE(9-1) Computer Science:
Page 69 through to Page 75. Section "The Internet"

Web Sites

BBC Bitesize: Page 1 "The Internet"Page 5 "Hosting" and "Domain Name Servers"Page 6 "The cloud" and Page 7 "Virtual networks" 
Cambridge MOOC: Section 54 "The Internet and hardware" (ignore hardware for now) & Section 55 "IP addressing" (Covers Internet & DNS only)
Wikipedia: InternetDomain Name System (DNS)Internet hosting serviceCloud computing, and Virtual network (5 articles)
Simple Wikipedia: InternetDomain Name SystemWeb hosting serviceCloud computing and Virtualisation (5 articles)
Techopedia:  InternetDomain Name SystemHosting,  Cloud ComputingVirtual Networking
Cambridge Digital: 55_Activity2
Teach-ICT:  THEORY 1 to 12 and THEORY 1 to 4


CraignDave: n/a 
Watch from 5:30 to 10:17 (Covers IP Addresses & DNS only)

MrMDKnight: LAN Hardware - Watch all 'Internet'  &  'DNS'  (Covers Internet & DNS only)

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