90 Minutes  |  5th – 12th Grades


48 million people in the world have cell phones but no electricity; in this website (http://www.cellphonesinlearning.com/) you can learn more about how we interact with cell phones every day.

The Telecommunications activity introduces the various ways in which we communicate with each other on a daily basis, and discusses the impact of communication – both verbal and non-verbal.

This website discusses online safety and security. The content differs by grade, but some topics include cyberbullying, social networking safety, and identity theft. http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/safetysecurity/lessons/6-8/private_and_personal_information/.

I’m Not in Range Activity - Here is another website that shows students the importance of cell towers and why calls are dropped.

Hello, Are You Listening? Activity -  This is another link that is similar idea to the above activity, but also explains land line connections.
CURENT Telecom Activity Summary
Telecommunications Handouts
TELECOMMUNICATIONS – Info and Fact Sheet for Teachers

Telecommunications Prezi