Well, I am very sure that they are not one and the same. The Internet is the connection of the millions of computers all over the world. The World Wide Web is the information being shared on the Internet and how they are presented to make those information readable and consummable by the Internet users.
So that's the best way that I can explain it. I don't want to start a debate, I just want to make a clarification of things that I am sure that I know of.