What is the Internet?

How does the Internet Work?

Vocabulary

  1. Network: A group of 2 or more computers connected electronically.

  2. Local Area Network (LAN): Computers linked together electronically across a relatively small area, such as a building.

  3. Wide Area Network (WAN): Computers linked together electronically across a relatively large area, such as across a city or even continents.

  4. Hypertext Markup Language (HTML): The first computer language used to create documents on the Internet.

  5. Web Browser: A program used to view web pages on the Internet. Examples include Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari

  6. URL: Uniform Resource Locator- web address