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YOU ARE GOING ON A. YOU ARE GOING ON A. LESSON 1. LESSON 1. CyberHunt. Ahhh searching on the internet. So much information to help you impress your friends with how clever you are. So many fantastic pictures of your favourite football team. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<ul><li><p>Ahhh searching on the internet. So much information to help you impress your friends with how clever you are. So many fantastic pictures of your favourite football team. Its like having the biggest book of facts EVER, in the palm of your hand! </p></li><li><p>But if youre not careful you could spend HOURS and HOURS looking for the answer to just one question! Youve missed your dinner, your eyes hurt and youve gone to so many sites it feels like your brain is going to explode!</p></li><li><p>When we use a search, like this one it is usually because we need to find information on a particular subject.HOWEVER Sometimes the search engine gives us so many options it is difficult to know the best place to look.</p></li><li><p>For example, if you were trying to find out which teams have won the FA Cup since it began. Well use a Google search. Click on the link below to get onto Google.When you are on Google, type in FA cup. Google link(Dont forget to click off Google when you have finished)</p></li><li><p>In lessons to come we will be using a CYBERHUNT to help with our searches.A CYBERHUNT helps us to use relevant websites to find information.They are very easy to use.</p></li><li><p>You will be asked some questions on a topic. You will use the internet to locate the information. The links on the cyberhunt will take you to the websites you need.</p></li><li><p>The joy of using a cyberhunt is that links have already been set up to guide you in the right direction to find information.Well, all the pages on the World Wide Web (www) are linked so that you can move around them. The pages are linked together using HYPERLINKS. You can also get HYPERLINKS on word documents or on PowerPoint presentations such as this one.</p></li><li><p>To find out which words or pictures are hyperlinks you need to look out for these featuresTRY THIS ONEGAMESA text hyperlink is usually (but not always) underlined in blue.If you move your mouse over a hyperlink the cursor will turn into a hand. If you click on a hyperlink it will take you to a new page.</p></li><li><p>Some of the sentences below are links to web pages. See if you can find the linksManchester United TeamManchester United TeamWeather in Wales todayWeather in Wales todaybbc revisewisehttp://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/revisewise/www.recyclecitygamehttp://www.epa.gov/recyclecity/gameint.htm</p></li><li><p>There are clues to tell you which words or sentences or pictures are links. What are the clues? Click to find the answerThe school of Abercanaid is situated in Merthyr Tydfil. In Merthyr you will find Cyfarthfa Castle. Merthyr is the place where Richard Trevithick first tried out his steam locomotive. 1.A hand appearsThe words may be blue or underlinedA web address or URL appearsThe words ctrl and click to follow link may appear</p></li><li><p>Click here for a copy of the worksheet. Your teacher may like to print it out for youYou now need to fill in your worksheet titled Introduction to Cyberhunts</p></li><li><p>Click here to test your knowledge</p></li></ul>