Safe Online Surfing

 

   

The mission of the FBI-SOS Internet Challenge is to promote cyber citizenship among
students by engaging them in a fun, age-appropriate, competitive online program where they learn how to safely and responsibly use the internet.

  

SAFE ONLINE SURFING

 

FBI-SOS Taking Action to Prevent Crimes Against Children

http://usa-sos.org/default.cfm

 

FBI-SOS is a FREE School-Based Internet Safety Program for public and private schools nationwide. The FBI-SOS (Safe Online Surfing) Internet Challenge is a FREE, educational, online program that promotes cyber citizenship and teaches students how to recognize and react to online dangers. Backed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Nova Southeastern University, the program delivers critical internet safety information in a fun, competitive format to students in 3rd through 8th grade.

HOW IT WORKS

Each month, 3rd through 8th grade students compete to win FBI-SOS Internet Challenge by taking web-based quizzes and reviewing specific websites aimed at promoting online safety and cyber citizenship. The program starts over each month, September through May, so not all students at a school have to compete in the same month.

TO PARTICIPATE

  • A teacher or administrator registers his/her school.
  • Students register under their school name
  • Students complete an online, grade-specific,
  •  (Pre-Quiz, Scavenger Hunt and Post-Quiz)

RESULTS AND AWARDS

  • Individual and national results and rankings are posted and continually updated online
  • At the end of each month, the FBI-SOL National Trophy is awarded to schools with the highest-scoring students on the FBI-SOLS Post-Quiz
  • Winning schools also receive a visit from the FBI Special Agent when possible

 

Visit us on the web for more information:

http://usa-sos.org/default.cfm

http://www.fbi.gov/fun-games/kids

http://usa-sos.org/index.cfm?Page=Scavenger_Hunt

http://www.fbi.gov/fun-games/kids/kids-about

https://sos.fbi.gov/internet-challenge-quiz

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