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Year 3

Lesson 4 How am I connected?

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Many digital devices are now connected to other digital devices, e.g. computers through wires, tablets through WiFi, and smartphones through mobile phone networks. The benefit of connecting digital devices is that it allows information to be shared between users and systems. This lesson introduces the concept of connections and moving information between connected devices. Learners will learn to explain how and why computers are joined together to form networks.

Learning objectives

To explain how a computer network can be used to share information

  • I can recognise different connections
  • I can explain how messages are passed through multiple connections
  • I can discuss why we need a network switch

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