Explore the world of information technology with this series, which breaks down this new curriculum subject into four titles covering key topics: computer science, algorithms & coding, applications & programs, and computer networks.
Computer Networks looks at how computer technology has changed the way we work, communicate, learn and have fun. Find out all about the World Wide Web, search engines, email, social media - all of which have become part of our everyday lives. The bright and engaging design guides readers with clear explanations of websites and webpages, search engines and email systems. Online security is key in digital learning and advice is included on staying safe online.
Practical activities give readers activities to try at home to help reinforce learning and are not linked to specific software or operating systems. Features give real-world anecdotes from the world of information technology. Computer Hero features look at the forerunners of digital technology that have paved the way for scientists today.
About the Author
Clive Gifford is the author of more than 150 children's books including 'Eye Benders', winner of the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize, Royal Society-nominated 'Out of This World' and '30 Seconds Space'.