NetSafe Videos for Parents

The following videos have been produced in an effort to educate students, parents, teachers and others on a variety of Internet safety topics. We invite you to view and/or download these videos for your educational benefit. If you would like to download any of the videos below, visit eMedia.

Animated NetSafe Videos | NetSafe CyberSafe your Teens Program | NetSafe Video Clips | Netsafe Public Service Announcements | Additional Video Links

 

New NetSafe Video

A Conversation with the Internet (4 min 8 sec)
Listen in as 15-year-old Haley has a conversation with the Internet. Along the way, she learns a few things about Internet safety.

 


Animated NetSafe Videos

General
For Parents, Teachers, and Administrators

Information about NetSafe Utah (2 min 40 sec) Closed Captioning
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.
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Grades K-3 Videos

What is the Internet? (2 min 23 sec) Closed Captioning
The Internet is big! This video introduces young children to Molly to help them understand what the Internet is and that, just like in the real world, it has some places that are safe for kids and some that are not.
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What is Personal Information? (2 min 22 sec) Closed Captioning
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.
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Be Kind Online (1 min 57 sec) Closed Captioning
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.
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Tell an Adult (2 min 02 sec) Closed Captioning
Staying safe includes knowing what to do when you feel uncomfortable, sad or scared. This video helps young children understand they should tell a trusted adult if something on the Internet makes them feel bad.
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Grades 4-6 Videos

Cyber Bullies are No Fun (2 min 19 sec) Closed Captioning
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.
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What is Personal Information? (2 min 41 sec) Closed Captioning
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 kids can relate to.
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Online "Friends" (2 min 12 sec) Closed Captioning
Connecting with friends online can be a lot of fun—but when you don’t know someone in the real world, you can’t be sure who they are. This video gives kids a simple, sensible rule for deciding how to choose online friends: stick with the friends you know in the real world to stay safe and keep things fun.
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Talk to an Adult You Trust (2 min 16 sec) Closed Captioning
Kids need to know what to do if something on the Internet makes them feel uncomfortable. This video encourages kids to talk to a trusted adult if they come across material that isn’t for kids or if they are being bullied.
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Posting Pictures Online (2 min 24 sec) Closed Captioning
Hoping to impress his friends, Alex is thinking of posting a picture of himself online. This video helps kids understand why they should be careful when taking, sharing and receiving digital pictures.
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Grades 7-12 Videos

A Conversation with the Internet (4 min 8 sec)
Listen in as 15-year-old Haley has a conversation with the Internet. Along the way, she learns a few things about Internet safety.

Cyber-Bullying (2 min 32 sec) Closed Captioning
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.
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Protect Your Personal Information (2 min 33 sec) Closed Captioning
Joe and Maggie use personal information to register for online accounts, shop and socialize. This video helps teens understand why and how to keep personal information secure.
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Stick With Your Real Friends! (2 min 18 sec) Closed Captioning
Connecting with friends online can be a lot of fun—but when you don’t know someone in the real world, you can’t be sure who they are. This video gives teens a simple, sensible rule for deciding how to choose online friends: stick with real friends you know in the real world to stay safe and keep things fun.
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Trusted Adults Can Help You (2 min 20 sec) Closed Captioning
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.
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Posting Pictures Online (2 min 23 sec) Closed Captioning
Posting a picture takes only a second but it lasts a lifetime with social media. This video invites teens to consider the consequences of sharing inappropriate photos that can be copied, altered and viewed by future employers.
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Distracted Driving (2 min 28 sec) Closed Captioning
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.
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Public Network Safety (2 min 26 sec) Closed Captioning
Open Wi-Fi networks are convenient, but they can also expose a computer to hackers. This video describes the precautions that allow for safe use of open Wi-Fi.
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Mobile Location Privacy (2 min 07 sec) Closed Captioning
Many smartphones attach a little piece of information to every picture that tells exactly where the picture was taken and when. This is called Geotagging, and when you share a photo, your location is included with it. This can be dangerous if that information gets into the wrong hands.
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NetSafe Program

Press Release | Panelists | Transcript | Extended Interviews | Credit

View Video Clip NetSafe Utah: Cybersafe Your Teens (56 min 47 sec)
The Internet is a useful tool, but it has a dark side—and parents are the #1 most important factor in protecting kids online. A panel of law enforcement, technology and social media experts discuss Internet Safety with a studio audience parents and kids in this video produced by KUED in partnership with UEN.

View Video Clip Cybersafe Your Teens Promotion (25 sec)
Parents are the single most important factor in keeping kids safe online. This promotional video briefly describes "Cybersafe Your Teens."



NetSafe Videos

About the Producer | Credits | Parent Packet

Cell Phone & Photos (5 min 16 sec)
Many teens unwittingly commit felonies when taking and sharing digital photos. Learn the pitfalls of digital cameras and how to avoid them from the law enforcement experts and teens in this video. Read Video Transcript

Parents, Kids & Technology (7 min 50 sec)
While most adults use the Internet primarily to retrieve information, most kids use it to connect with peers. This videos explains how adults can keep kids safe online by understanding this difference. Read Video Transcript

Grooming Gracie (5 min 08 sec)
Online predators “groom” potential victims through a series of seemingly harmless interactions that escalate into a relationship. This video reveals how a predator collects personal information, builds trust and coaxes a teen into meeting offline. Read Video Transcript

Online Chat Begins at Home (8 min 25 sec)
Parents, grandparents and guardians need to know how to talk to kids about Internet Safety. This video tells how. Read Video Transcript

Kids Know Technology – Now it’s Your Turn (6 min 44 sec)
Learn basic terms regarding today’s technology with a video that reveals a typical teen’s online activities. Read Video Transcript

It’s Just a Game – Or Is it? (8 min 48 sec)
How do online predators gain information from unsuspecting gamers? This video offers an example that will make kids thinks twice about the seemingly harmless information they share with their virtual “friends.” Read Video Transcript


NetSafe Public Service Announcements

View PSA Cyber Bullying (approx :40)
Bullying hurts—whether the attacker uses fists or tries to hurt or embarrass someone through cruel or threatening messages, photos or emails. This video explains how to unplug a cyber bully.

View PSA Agree on Rules (approx :41)
Just as adults teach kids to safely cross a street, ride a bike and drive a car, they can teach them rules for traveling the information superhighway. This video helps adults get started.

View PSA Communication (approx :30)
How can you help your kids stay safe online? This video encourages adults to take a deep breath, set aside their fears and open the lines of communication.

View PSA General Internet Safety (approx :30)
This video tells parents where to start to help their kids be NetSafe.

View PSA Where To Go For Help (approx 25)
Adults who suspect that an online predator is soliciting a child need to know how to get help. This video includes contact information for the Utah Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (801-301-1195), which helps keep children safe.

View PSA Social Networking Sites (approx :40)
This video offers simple, effective strategies for adults to help kids use social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace safely.

View PSA Avoid Isolation (approx :25)
This video explains why locating the family’s Internet-enabled computer in an open, high-traffic area helps improve safety.

View PSA Keep Identity Private (approx :30)
This videos highlights the importance for parents and caregivers to help kids understand what personal information is and when it is—and isn’t—okay to share.

View PSA Implement Safety Filters (approx :45)
This video identifies computer security basics such as firewalls and filters to help parents control what online content reaches their children.

View PSA Kids vs. Adults: Usage of the Internet (approx :50)
This video defines the term “Internet Generation Gap” and explains why even Internet savvy adults may have a lot to learn about their kids’ online experiences.

View PSA Staying Connected with your Teen (approx :40)
How can parents strike the balance between connecting with their kids about Internet Safety without smothering them? This video offers several tips.

View PSA Cell Phones and Photos (approx 1:05)
With at least one cell phone for every two humans on earth, kids can’t afford not to understand the legal issues of taking, sharing and receiving digital photos. This video urges adults to talk with children about using digital cameras responsibly.

View PSA Online Predators (approx :45)
A shortened version of the NetSafe Utah video “Grooming Gracie,” this video clip gives tips to help kids avoid becoming victims of online predators.

View PSA Online Gaming (approx 1:00)
A shortened version of “It’s Just A Game—Or Is It?,” this video clip offers an example of how online predators can find teens offline through just a little seemingly harmless information.

    


Additional Video Links

NetSmartz Videos
Educational videos for kids an teens by NetSmartz. The videos are also "filtered by age group". Some Spanish versions are also available.
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iKeepSafe Videos & Tutorials
Several videos and tutorials that include topics such as cyberbullying, Social Networking, Essentials for Protecting your teen.
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Digital Safety Videos
A delicious page with many resources to videos about online safety.
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