Kids can be voracious consumers -- and creators -- of media, and it's easier than ever for them to find and share digital content online. But do middle-schoolers know about concepts like fair use, copyright, and public domain? Give students a framework they can use to better understand how fair use works in the real world.
Define the terms "copyright," "public domain," and "fair use."
Identify the purpose of the Four Factors of Fair Use.
Apply fair use to real-world examples, making a case for or against.