Welcome: Tuned into Tech Internet Safety Webquest
Description: The internet is a powerful tool that allows you to communicate, gather information, network, publish and share resources. However, when not used cautiously or properly, the internet can expose you to ill-intentioned strangers, inappropriate content, computer viruses and cyber-bullying. This webquest will help you gather information about being safe while using the internet.
Grade Level: 6-8
Keywords: Internet, safety, cyberbullying, privacy
Author(s): Erin Pittenger
Description: This award winning website for teens allows you to access information and tips about social networking, cyberbullying, cell phones, netiquette, internet safety and find safe websites. You may also learn more about being part of their group.
Wise Web Kids website
Description: View an internet safety plan, kids online rules and watch Katie's Story of online dangers.
NetSmartz Real Life Stories
Description: View videos and access news articles on cyberbullying, stranger contact, and online privacy.
Slideshare Search for Internet Safety
Description: Presentations, webinars and videos about online safety. Some of these resources are geared towards parents; but the information is still helpful.
Safekids.com Family Contract for Online Safety
Description: Kid's pledge for internet safety
Description: Public Serviced Announcement about chat/instant messaging safety.
Description: Very basic explanation of the internet and safety.
Internet Safety Solutions Website
Description: Learn about child/family safety, internet privacy, computer safety, identify theft and more.
Facebook's Safety Website
Description: Many resources about Facebook social netwoking safety
Kids Safe Search Engines
Description: Uses these search sites to obtain more information not avaiable on our webquest.
Get Net Wise Kid's Safety Website
Description: Online safety, tools for families, websites for kids and reporting site.
Description: Student made video on some internet safety risks.
Common Sense Internet Survival Tips for kids and teens
Description: 10 great tips on internet safety
Internetsafety.com Family Internet Safety Gameplan
Description: 10 suggestions for your families online safety contract
Ask Kids Safety Wiki
Description: Type a word or phrase into the search box and locate information on internet safety. Example: Type "cyberbullying" and find a definition, corcerns for parents and tips for families about cyberbullying.
The McAfee10 Step Safety Plan for Your Family
Description: How to protect everyone in your family from online dangers.
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