Internet is really helpful. Some people can’t even live without it, but it can be very dangerous if you don’t surf following some basic rules.
Activity 1: What do you use the Internet for? Complete this quiz on-line about how you use the Internet.
Activity 2: Watch the following video with ten safe-surfing tips for teenagers. List the main safe surfing tips mentioned in the video.
Activity 3: Now listen to the story of “Caught in the Web”. Answer the questions:
- What are the main characters in the story?
- What are the Internet dangers affecting them?
- What are the advices given in the story?
Activity 4: Now watch another interesting video about Internet safety and find the answer to these questions.
- What is the Internet threat mentioned in the video?
- Can you give an advice to avoid that threat?
Here is the song by the band Oasis “Stop Crying Your Heart Out” with the lyrics in English and Spanish:
Activity 5: Now it’s time for an on-line game. Join the Webonauts Internet Academy and graduate learning how to surf in the confused wordwide web. What is their motto?
Team project: Make a poster or a video with a slogan for Internet safety, include also some of the tips to surf the Internet in a safe way or the main Internet threats and images. You can make this project using construction paper, or in a digital poster using the Glogster website (send me the link) or a video using Windows Movie Maker or any other software to make videos.
Remember: Explore, learn and create using your imagination! You should also cooperate, every member of the group should work in different tasks, such as selecting the images, music, writing the slogan, the tips, editing the video. Together you can learn and build knowledge.
Send a comment! Have you ever had any bad experience surfing the web? Do you know anybody who is or has been threatened on the Internet?