What Browser is a site launched by some folks at Google for the purpose of explaining what a web browser is and to offer some browser comparisons. For the average end-user, the value of What Browser is the short video explaining what a web browser is and what it does.
The video is embedded below.
Applications for Education
This video could be a good introduction to web browsing for an introduction to computer use offered in an adult education class. I’m thinking particularly of folks like my step-father who think that Hotmail is their web browser or personal website.
These are some related videos from Common Craft that are also useful for introducing basic computer use and web browsing.