Task

In order to protect yourself and others from being ripped off, it is your job to get your questions answered about copyright and fair use and educate others on your findings. Working with a partner your task is to find the answers to the questions below and then create an iMovie to teach others what they should know to copy the “right” way (so as to not steal your future fortune).

 

Review the links to find the answer to the following questions:

What is intellectual property?

What is copyright?

Who is a copyright owner? 

How long does copyright last? 

What is protected by copyright?

Can copyright be bought and sold? 

How do you acquire copyright?

When is copyright violated?  (be sure to explain this for various types of media)

What are the consequences of violating copyright law?

 

United States Copyright Office

http://www.copyright.gov/

 

Copyright for Kids Materials

http://www.aea11.k12.ia.us/tech/copyrightinfo.html

 

Copyright – An Interactive Journey for Kids

http://www.richmond.k12.va.us/schools/jones/Copyright-Kids/index.htm

 

Brief Notes: Multimedia Copyright

http://www.aea11.k12.ia.us/downloads/copyrightposter.pdf

 

Brief Notes: Copyright for Students

http://www.aea11.k12.ia.us/downloads/copyrightbooklet.pdf