Computing Planning - E-Safety and Search Engines - Year 3/ Year 4/ LWKS2

A unit of work teaching children about e-safety relating to the use of search engines. Also included is some teaching of the technical processes behind how engines work. The unit ends with a mini project where children are taught how to use what they have learnt about search engines in order to research an idea relating to their curriculum topic.

Seven Lessons:

LO: To know how a search engine functions.
LO: To know how to use search engines effectively to get appropriate results.
LO: To know how to save and share websites safely.
LO: To know how webpages are ranked in search results.
LO: To know the risks involved in online communication.
LO: To know how to select an idea to research.
LO: To know how to use a search engine safely to complete research.

Unit is targeted at lower key stage 2, but would be suitable for all of key stage 2, if children had not experienced this topic already.

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Created: Aug 16, 2018

Updated: May 1, 2019

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