Basic HTML Module
This module contains activities and references to products that can help you
learn about how to add images, backgrounds, sounds, and other interesting features to your Web pages.
- Learn how to add sounds to your Web pages.
- Learn how to add images to your Web pages.
- Learn how to add backgrounds, icons, buttons, and lines to your Web pages.
Materials and Resources
In developing our lessons and activities, we made some assumptions about the hardware and
software that would be available in the classroom for teachers who visit the LETSNet Website. We
assume that teachers using our Internet-based lessons or activities have a computer with the necessary
hardware components (mouse, keyboard, and monitor) as well as a World Wide Web browser. In the
section below, we specify any "special" hardware or software requirements for a lesson or activity (in
addition to those described above) and the level of Internet access required to do the activity.
Special hardware requirements: none.
Special software requirements: none.
Internet access: Medium-speed (28,000 BPS via modem)
- Adding Sounds to Your Web Pages.
Computers now come with sound cards and speakers so that
music and voices can be heard. Web pages can contain sounds, and this activity describes how
to create your own sounds, find interesting sounds on the Internet, and add them to your
- Adding Images to Your Web Pages.
The Web is a graphical environment, but most of what is available
on the Web is textual. This activity helps you add graphical elements to your Web pages. Everything
from photographs of your favorite pet, to diagrams or cartoons can be placed on your Web page, and
this activity helps you add these visual elements to your HTML files.
- Adding Pizazz to Your Web Pages.
Basic Web pages can be spruced up by adding lines, buttons, icons, and
backgrounds. This activity describes how to include these on your Web pages and where
to find them on the Internet.
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