Educator Resources for Copyright

Welcome to the exciting world of copyright! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will teach you the basics of U.S. copyright law. First, you’ll find out what a copyright is, and learn which types of work it protects. You’ll also see some examples of the rights extended to the author of a creative work like a book, song, or piece of art. In addition, you’ll discover what happens to a copyright once it expires. Tim will also teach you a bit about fair use, which allows people to use copyrighted works without permission. It’s a tricky but really important subject, so log in and check it out!