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Unit 5 Communication and the Internet

Component 1 Principles of Computer Science

 
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Areas Covered

  • Lesson 1 Wired and wireless networks
  • Lesson 2 Network topologies
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  • Lesson 3 Protocols and layers
  • Lesson 4 Network security
  • Lesson 5 Cyber security threats
  • Lesson 6 Detecting and preventing cyber security threats
  • Lesson 7 Assessment

There are 6 worksheets, 6 homework tasks, and an examination-style assessment test, each with answers included in this unit.

Summary

This unit is subdivided into six learning hours spread across six lessons, plus a test, in order to fit with most school timetables. It is a theoretical unit covering Section 5 of the Edexcel GCSE (9-1) 1CP1 Computer Science specification. Each lesson contains a worksheet to be done in class to consolidate students’ knowledge and understanding, as well as a homework sheet to give them plenty of practice in answering exam-type questions.

The unit starts with a description of how the Internet is structured, and what is meant by the World Wide Web. It also covers wireless networks. Lesson 2 covers different types of network (LAN and WAN) and different network topologies, and Lesson 3 describes the role of different protocols and the layers in the TCP/IP protocol stack. The lessons move on to network security issues and threats, with a look at different ways our networks can be made more secure.

At the end of the unit, students sit an assessment test comprising questions similar to those found on the Edexcel exam paper.

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The GCSE units have been written to satisfy the specification for the theoretical element 1CP1 of the Edexcel Computer Science GCSE. They are also suitable for the IGCSE 4CP0 qualification. Each units contains:

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  • Detailed lesson plans
  • Learning objectives and outcomes
  • Worksheets and homework activities with answers
  • End-of-unit Assessment test with answers
  • Other material and links to online resources

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Inside the Unit...

  • Download Free Sample 4.4mb

    Areas Covered

    • Lesson 1 Wired and wireless networks
    • Lesson 2 Network topologies
    • Download sample lesson above
    • Lesson 3 Protocols and layers
    • Lesson 4 Network security
    • Lesson 5 Cyber security threats
    • Lesson 6 Detecting and preventing cyber security threats
    • Lesson 7 Assessment

    There are 6 worksheets, 6 homework tasks, and an examination-style assessment test, each with answers included in this unit.

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