Students need to understand:
  • the uses of IP addressing, MAC addressing, and protocols including:
    • TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol)
    • HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol)
    • HTTPS (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure)
    • FTP (File Transfer Protocol)
    • POP (Post Office Protocol)
    • IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol)
    • SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)

Choose from the following to help you learn:


CAMBRIDGE Computer Science:  
Page 192 In section "Network interface card (NIC)", paragraph 3 & 4
Page 199 Section "IP addresses"
Page 201 Section "Protocols", which continues onto page 202. 

ROBSON & HEATHCOTE Computer Science (9-1):
Page 19. Section "IP addressing"
Page 20. Section "MAC addressing"
Page 31. Section "Protocols & Layers" which continues through pages 32, and with "SMTP" on Page 33.  
SUSAN ROBSON GCSE Computing(3rd edition): 
Page 90. Section "MAC Addresses" 
Page 91. Section "Internet Protocol" 
SUSAN ROBSON GCSE Computing(2012): 
Page 84. Section "MAC Addresses" 
Page 85. Section "Internet Protocol" 

AXSIED GCSE Computer Science (3rd edition)
Page 29 - R15. Section "Network Protocols" whole page
Page 31 - R16. Sections "IP
 addresses" & "MAC addresses" only, top half of page
ROUSE & O'BYRNE GCSE(9-1) Computer Science:
Page 44 Section "Protocols" through to Page 46

Web Sites

BBC Bitesize: Page 6 MAC AddressesPages 5, 6 and 7 Protocols to HTTP and Page 5 Addressing and protocols
Cambridge MOOC: Section 51: IP Addressing, MAC Addressing & Protocols and Section 55: IP Addressing of resources
Wikipedia: IP AddressesMAC Addresses and TCPHTTPHTTPSFTPPOPIMAP and SMTP.  (9 articles)
Simple Wikipedia: MAC AddressesIP AddressesInternet ProtocolTCPHTTP (and HTTPS)FTPPOPIMAP and SMTP (9 articles)
Techopedia: MAC Address
Teach-ICT:  Wi-Fi  


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MrMDKnight: Protocols TCP, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, POP, IMAP and SMTP, watch from 0:00 to 8:34  

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