Lesson Plan

Drilling Down in Google Image Search - Copyright and Why it Matters!

Google Image Searches, Copyright, and Safe Searches
Audrey D.
Technology coordinator
Anchorage School District
Anchorage, United States
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My Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Students will be able to select images in a Google Search and filter down through usage right: Not filtered by license, labeled for reuse with modification, labeled for reuse, labeled for noncommercial reuse with modification, and labeled for noncommercial reuse.

English Language Arts
Social Studies
Grades 4 – 8
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1 How do I Know if I can Use an Image?

Show the video: Google Advanced Image Search Tutorial OR Model the steps outlined in the video live to your students. Practice: Have students work through the process with you after viewing the video.

Student Instructions

Think about when you were looking for an image in a Google Search.  Did you find what you wanted?  Did you know if it was O.K. to use? How do you know if an image is Copyright protected?

2 Test and Review Image Search with Kahoot!

This short quiz is a great way to test knowledge or review. Video links show how to search for images and drill down to copyright usage.

Student Instructions

Play Kahoo!t to test your knowledge of fair use of Google images.