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TCP/IP: How Messages Get Delivered Across the Internet

Author: 
Butler, Dr. Greg
Issue Date: 
Thursday, February 28, 2008
Description: 
The purpose of this lesson is to explain the concept of a protocol stack and the basic functions of TCP/IP networking by using a postal example. This lesson is aimed at middle and high school students who do not have a background in network protocols. This is intended ffor 45 minutes with a lab and exercises.
Keywords: 
TCP/IP, protocol, internet messages
Education Levels: 
Middle School
High School
Intended Audience: 
Learner
Type: 
Assessment Material : Rubric, Answer Key, Portfolio, Test
Publisher: 
Computer Science & Information Systems, School of Business Admin, Fort Lewis College
URL: 
http://hdl.handle.net/2378/324
CSTA Classification: 

CD.L3A-01

Describe the unique features of computers embedded in mobile devices and vehicles (e.g., cell phones, automobiles, airplanes).

CC.L3C-01

AP Computer Science A

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