Episode Theme: Digital Citizenship - After falling into an abandoned tube, Nettie and Webster are carried into a deeper layer of the cloud
called Badromeda. They quickly realize that they'll have to put their NetSmartz skills to work by not
responding to the taunts and drama of the strange creatures they encounter.
Nettie and Webster have found Dr. Vera Tas! She's been keeping an eye on their journey, as well as what's happening in the NetSmartz Neighborhood – and it's not good. The Webville Outlaws are up to something! Unfortunately, Dr. Tas can't yet get Nettie and Webster home to stop the Outlaws, not until she can repair her realm-hopper. Maybe Nettie and Webster know someone who might be able to help her?
Overview: Knowing when it’s okay to share personal information and when it’s not can be difficult. This video defines personal information and how to protect it in terms young children can understand.
Listen in as 15-year-old Haley has a conversation with the Internet. Along the way, she learns a few things about Internet safety.
The Internet can be a cool place, but like in the real world, everyone needs help to stay safe online. This video encourages teens to reach out to the people they trust if they ever experience anything that makes them feel weird or uncomfortable.
Being helpful and kind online is the best way to keep the Internet safe and fun for everybody. This video helps young children understand why it’s important to treat others how they want to be treated, even when they’re online.
This video clip addresses how kids are using cell phones today and consequences of kids taking nude photos. Kids taking these kind of photos of themselves or others under the age of 18 is considered manufacturing child pornography which is a felony in Utah. Sending this kind of photo is considered distributing child pornography. Having this kind of photo on your cell phone or computer is considered possession of child pornography. Once a photo is e-mailed or posted on the Internet it is virtually impossible to control how it is used and distributed.
When Alex runs into a bully on the playground, he knows what to do. But how can Alex handle the bully when he starts posting mean messages and texting threats? This video gives kids strategies for handling cyber bullies, including saving copies of inappropriate messages and telling a trusted adult.
How should Joe deal with Lamer Bill’s threatening emails, texts and web posts? This video explains what cyber bullying is and gives a simple, solid strategy for handling it: save the messages and tell a trusted adult.
A special program for parents that looks at ways to keep teens and children safe on the Internet. Produced by KUED in February 2007, the program features a panel of experts and a studio audience.
Would you drive blindfolded? Probably not. Yet driving while distracted by mobile phone conversations or texts is like putting on a virtual blindfold. This video explains why drivers should curb mobile devices.
This video clip addresses the potential dangers of kids meeting an online predator. It shows some of the grooming behaviors that online predators use to gain kids trust and their intent to eventually meet in real life.
With mobile devices and computers everywhere, it’s important that adults understand what kids are doing in the virtual world. This video introduces viewers to NetSafe Utah, a program with trainings, videos, links to web resources and more that can help parents, grandparents, caregivers and teachers keep kids safe online.
This video clip addresses how kids use online gaming to not only have fun but to also socialize with friends and others. Examples of these games include World of War Craft, Runescape, and Second Life. A scenario is played out with a girl teen whose screen name is "Tiffanonly" and how she meets a friend, "Rockman" while gaming online. This scenario shows how easily an online predator can find enough information about Tiffanonly to eventually track down where she lives. It also shows what she could have done to avoid becoming a potential victim.
This video clip addresses basic terms regarding today?s technology such as computers, the Internet, e-mail, instant messaging, and texting. A glimpse of a typical teenager's day is explored with respect to their online activities. In addition, a brief overview of the benefits and dangers are looked at with suggestions on what parents can do to help them create a safer environment at home.