Intellectual Property Laws Teacher Resources

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Crash Course: Intellectual Property

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Intellectual property is a whole new, fast growing field of law. The basic ideas is that non-physical property or a novel idea can be owned owned. The seven-episode collection defines intellectual property, and covers the complexity of...
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Use Information Correctly

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Four videos make up the "Use Information Correctly" series designed for 21st-century learners. The collection focuses on how to avoid plagiarism by citing sources, understanding copyright laws, learning how to copyright their original...
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Crash Course: Media Literacy

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Viewers take a Crash Course in Media Literacy. They watch 12 videos that take them through media history, the positive and negative effects of media, and regulations and policies affecting media producers. The series aims to help viewers...
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Digital Citizenship: Supporting Lessons and Resources

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed Standards
Just what you needed to get started with your classroom of digital citizens—a collection of lesson plans, videos, and activities, curated by a team of teachers and organized by grade level.
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Intellectual Property Lesson Plans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Fair use, intellectual property, public domain ... what does it all mean? Scholars act as judges to determine if different scenarios constitute fair use. They also advance their research skills by practicing paraphrasing and citing...
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Introduction to Intellectual Property

For Students 10th - 12th
Intellectual Property, the hottest new topic in law schools. But just what does the term mean? Specifically? Legally? Legally, it refers to "Nonphysical property that stems from, is identified as, and whose value is based on an [a novel]...
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Copyright Basics

For Students 10th - 12th
What is the law of copyright? What types of things can be copyrighted? What types of materials can not be copyrighted? Find out by viewing the second video in a series about the hot topic of intellectual property.
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Intellectual Property

For Teachers 9th - 12th
To prepare for a study of intellectual property rights, (or an assessment) introduce your learners to the legal concepts and key vocabulary associated with the debate. After defining intellectual property, copyright, fair use, and...
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How to Copyright Your Content

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
A person can't lock up a musical performance or video in a safe, but there are ways to protect creative content from theft. Viewers see how to copyright original content in the United States. Pupils learn how to register their work with...
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Understanding Copyright, Public Domain, and Fair Use

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
What are copyright, public domain, and fair use practices? Scholars find out by watching the second of four videos from a media literacy series. They learn about how copyright laws protect intellectual property and understand the...
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International IP Law

For Students 10th - 12th
The sixth in a series of seven videos on intellectual property focuses on the complex international treaties that attempt to regulate and protect intellectual property. The video explores the arguments for and against strong regulations...
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World Intellectual Property Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this World Intellectual Property Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, correct words, multiple choice, spelling, sequencing, scrambled sentences, writing questions,...
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'Toon Up Your Knowledge of Copyright and Fair Use

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the concepts of copyright and intellectual property by copying graphic files manually and digitally, and analyzing Web site copyright disclaimers. They create a technology product focusing on some aspect of copyright.
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Copyright, Exceptions, and Fair Use

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Why have courts declared the Fair Use clause the most troublesome in copyright law? Does this clause mean that teachers can use copyrighted materials for educational purposes? What are the exceptions to copyright enforcement? Find the...
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What is Plagiarism?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Concerns about how to protect intellectual property rights have grown along with the advancements in technology. This richly detailed two-day lesson examines plagiarism as a violation of intellectual property rights and asks middle and...
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IP Problems, YouTube, and the Future

For Students 10th - 12th
The last episode in the mini-series exploring intellectual property laws recaps the major points examined in the other six videos and the problems that have developed. In addition, the narrator shares his predictions for the future of IP...
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Patents, Novelty, and Trolls

For Students 10th - 12th
The big idea in the fourth of a series of seven videos about intellectual property is that patents are for things while copyright for ideas. The narrator explains the five requirements that inventors address in order to be granted a patent.
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Media Policy and You: Crash Course Media Literacy #9

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Sharing is caring! How much does your class know about the laws that govern sharing on social media and other areas of the Internet? The video, part of an ongoing series about media literacy, examines copyright laws, intellectual...
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By Rule of Law

For Teachers 6th - 12th
How does intellectual property become protected by law? Part of a four-part digital citizenship program, the activities in this unit challenge kids to think critically about creative rights, fair use, and related legislation. Learners...
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Trademarks and Avoiding Consumer Confusion

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
What's the difference between trademarks and copyright? The three requirements for trademarks, the process for applying for a trademark, and influencing factors like genericide (aspirin, kleenex®, etc.), are all explored in the fifth...
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Plagiarism Fair Use Copyright

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Nothing makes junior high and high school teachers more frustrated than plagiarism. Instruct young writers about copyright laws and the correct ways to paragraph information without copying the exact words. A set of secondary-level...
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Toon Up Your Knowledge of Copyright and Fair Use

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students explore copyright and 'Fair Use' guidelines. In this copyright lesson, students copy and create digital pictures using Microsoft Paint to identify the concepts of copyright and intellectual property ownership. Students research...
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Part Five: Delivering Justice: W. W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Scholars read and become familiar with peaceful protests detailed in the story, Delivering Justice: W.W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights by Jim Haskins. Pupils reexamine the tale and use the Six Steps to Nonviolent Direct Action in...
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Should It Be Illegal for Facebook to Sell Your Data? | America From Scratch

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
"Surveillance Capitalism" refers to practice companies like Facebook and Google use to collect and sell users' information. A short video from PBS reveals how that business model works and then asks viewers to consider whether that...

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