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Crash Course: Intellectual Property

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Intellectual property is a whole new, fast growing field of law. The basic ideas is that non-physical property or a novel idea can be owned owned. The seven-episode collection defines intellectual property, and covers the complexity of...
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C-SPAN Classroom: Middle School Civics

For Parents 6th - 8th
Introduce middle schoolers to the roles and powers of the three branches of the United States government, with the 21 resources in the C-SPAN Civics collection. Sorted into the legislative branch, the executive branch, and the judicial...
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Inventive Women - Part 1

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed Standards
While a woman didn't invent the parasol, three women received patents for their improvements to the original design of umbrellas. In the first of a two-part series on inventive women, class members investigate the patent system to...
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2002 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Inventors with patents have a distinct advantage in the market. But what happens when the patent expires? A series of questions from College Board asks learners to consider the effects of a patent expiration. Other practice prompts...
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The Birth of the Feature Film

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
A film history video examines how Thomas Edison, George Eastman, and the major film companies formed the Motion Picture Patents company (MPPC) and created a monopoly that controlled the production, distribution, exhibition of films. In...
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Monopolies and Anti-Competitive Markets

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take your knowledge of monopolies off the board game and into economic concepts with an engaging video from Crash Course Economics. It explains the philosophy behind government regulations of monopolies and horizontal integration, the...
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Learn from the Past, Create the Future: Inventions and Patents

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
3D printers, selfie sticks, smart watches. GPS, self-driving cars, YouTube. Imagine life without inventions. Believe it or not, these items were all invented in the last 10 years. Inventions, and the inventors responsible for them, are...
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The Power of Invention

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
Inspire innovation in young learners through a study of important inventions throughout history. The four-lesson unit includes four separate lessons with activities ranging from researching and describing the history of noteworthy...
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Design Step 2: Research the Problem

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do you get started designing a product to meet your engineering design goals? Here, learners gain understanding of an important aspect of the engineering design process: background research. Through brainstorming and worksheets,...
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Inventions and Patents

For Teachers 3rd - 9th Standards
Curiosity gets you everything. With this assignment, inspiring minds come together to create and invent. Learn how and why we invent and what it means to patent an invention.
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Life Vest Challenge

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
After reading about the history and science of personal floatation devices, patents, and intellectual property, engineering teams design a life vest for a can of soup. To evaluate which groups considered the need for waterproofing, hold...
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For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore famous inventors. In this inventions lesson plan, students research the lives of famous inventors and patents. Students work alone or in pairs to come up with a new invention. Students share their inventions with the...
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Choice Board: Expressed and Implied Powers

For Teachers 6th - 12th
New ReviewArticle 1, Section 8 of the United States Constitution expressly lists powers given to Congress. Over the years, lawmakers have expanded the enumerated powers to include powers implied by the list. To better understand the significance...
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On This Day: Creation of the World Wide Web

For Students 7th - 12th
New ReviewMost modern-day individuals have access to the Internet in some form. Academics learn about the creation of the World Wide Web from its inventor Tim Berners-Lee. The thought-provoking resource shares Berners-Lee's thoughts on how he...
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IP Problems, YouTube, and the Future

For Students 10th - 12th
The last episode in the mini-series exploring intellectual property laws recaps the major points examined in the other six videos and the problems that have developed. In addition, the narrator shares his predictions for the future of IP...
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Trademarks and Avoiding Consumer Confusion

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
What's the difference between trademarks and copyright? The three requirements for trademarks, the process for applying for a trademark, and influencing factors like genericide (aspirin, kleenex®, etc.), are all explored in the fifth...
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Patents, Novelty, and Trolls

For Students 10th - 12th
The big idea in the fourth of a series of seven videos about intellectual property is that patents are for things while copyright for ideas. The narrator explains the five requirements that inventors address in order to be granted a patent.
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For Teachers 6th
Inventions are the focus of this interesting lesson. Pieces of paper are drawn from a hat; each one has the name of a common invention. Individuals research the origin and history of the invention, then present the invention to the class...
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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court - Mark Twain Patents

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders use Mark Twain texts to analyze the author and research the patents he backed during his life. In this Mark Twain lesson, 9th graders view a PowerPoint about King Arthur and discuss questions. Students investigate everyday...
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The Art of Subtle Persuasion

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine a scene from "Julius Caesar." After watching commercials and political ads on TV, students explore the intention of the commercial. They compare and contrast the forms of persuasion used. Students share their writings...
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Inventions: Third Grade Science

For Teachers 3rd
This inventions PowerPoint includes age-appropriate text and information about what an invention is, the planning process for developing inventions, and common factors of successful inventions.  Several short biographies with text and...
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Breezy, Chilly, or Freezing?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students assess the factors which influence the sensation of being "cold" in a particular situation. They study the complexities in measuring temperature by reading and discussing the article "Beyond Brrr: The Elusive Science of...
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Patent Power

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study about the patent process and how patents have shaped modern society. They also become a Patent Detective, by investigating some of the patents built into things used every day.
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Educational Complacency Will Make U.S. Feel the Pain

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine the educational system in the United States in reference to the job market and available expertise. In this Current Events lesson, 12th graders read an article and discuss their opinions with the class.