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



Copyright for Kids Materials



Copyright – An Interactive Journey for Kids



Brief Notes: Multimedia Copyright



Brief Notes: Copyright for Students