What is the World Wide Web?

Learn how the Internet works and what it takes to get that cute picture to your browser…

While specialized network skills are no longer needed to get connected, it’s nice to have an idea of what’s going on when things “don’t work”.

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Explore a Google data center

Wonder what "the cloud" really looks like. Here's a look at a Google data center, one you can explore yourself, on the web.  learn more

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How does the Internet really work?

A slightly tongue-in-cheek explanation from the BBC.  learn more

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How does the Internet work?

HowStuffWorks provides a more in-depth explanation in words and video.  learn more

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How the Internet Works in 5 Minutes

The internet is not a fuzzy cloud. The internet is a wire, usually buried in the ground. Aaron Titus takes you on a journey, showing how your computer…  learn more

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The Total Number of Websites

How big is the Internet? How about approaching 2 billion web sites! This page shows the growth of the Internet and the year some of your favorite web…  learn more

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Tour of A Colocation Data Center

Here's another view of a data center. Who knew that the Internet included man traps, a kitchen, cooling towers, and bathrooms ... keeping your data secure and the…  learn more

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PBS Kids Internet Quiz

While aimed at younger students, the quiz is fun and can be taken by students (and teachers) of any age. It covers topics like Internet shopping, data backups,…  learn more