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PowerUp Game Story If any one out there is listening, Planet Helios is being destroyed and we need your help! Hundreds of years ago the nations of our planet realized that the side effects from burning fossil fuels for energy were damaging the atmosphere and changing the climate. They joined together to develop and build technologies to create electricity from available renewable energy resources like wind, sun and water power. Meanwhile the planet's citizens–our ancestors– pulled together and pledged to use less energy. This ushered in a Golden Age of energy balance and ecological harmony. Kid's Typing Skills Home Children's Educational Software Kid's Typing Skills KID'S TYPING SKILLS helps you master a skill needed in today's computer oriented world and the best part - it's FREE! KID'S TYPING SKILLS is provided free of charge for several different reasons. First, we hope to improve you or your student's typing skills and speed. Second, you will need fast touch typing skills to become a really good computer programmer.

Quick Guide to Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 – This license lets others distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon your work, even commercially, as long as they credit you for the original creation. This is the most accommodating of licenses offered. Recommended for maximum dissemination and use of licensed materials. Clarifying Copyright - For Teachers A guide for teachers With digital disruption changing the way we all access and disseminate information, recent changes to the legal framework for copyright with more to come, and the importance of academic integrity in the spotlight, teachers need to be tech-savvy and informed on the subject of copyright. Research on Australians aged 12-17 indicates that: 31% pirate content onlinent 27% pirate content at school 76% have never learnt about piracy at school Teachers also suggest their understanding of copyright is limited, and Principals are keen to equip their staff with tools to understand, and to educate students about copyright and piracy.

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A Copyright-Friendly Toolkit However fabulous Creative Commons and Public Domain content may be, sometimes you really need to use copyrighted material. Say you plan to comment on popular media or current events. For instance, you may be planning to critique the portrayal of Native Americans in commercial films. You are going to want to “quote” some commercial films like Pocahontas, Lone Ranger, and Dances with Wolves. If you are reviewing a book, you may want to share its cover art.

The Red Bus - Copyright The Adventure of the Girl with the Light Blue Hair starts with a red double-decker bus travelling across Westminster Bridge, with the Houses of Parliament in the background. The choice of starting the video with this particular image and colour scheme – a red bus on a black and white background – is intentional. It explicitly refers to a recent copyright case involving similar photographs: Temple Island Collections Ltd v New English Teas Ltd & another [2012] EWPCC 1. In the digital age, copyright in photography is being challenged in many ways. On the one hand, it is extremely easy to copy a digital photograph and share it via social networks; on the other hand, it is often difficult or even impossible to identify the copyright owner of that photograph and get their permission to use it. This Case File #1 briefly explores the delicate relationship between copyright and photography, and presents the Temple Island case to generate points of discussion around this topic.

National 4-H Curriculum New Curriculum: What's On Your Plate?: Exploring Food Science The latest National 4-H Curriculum title examines food science with a collection of hands-on experiments-you-can-eat. ALIA Copyright and the Marrakesh Treaty Libraries Kicking Copyright Goals The Australian LIbrary and Information Association has put together this sheet highlighting the copyright changes that libraries have helped to acheive since 2014. Book covers agreement August 2016: The Australian Publishers Association (APA) and the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) came to a landmark agreement to allow libraries to use book covers to promote books and authors without seeking permission each time. They agreed on the value of an environment in which libraries can be confident, for promotional purposes, to reproduce images of book covers whose copyright is owned by Australian publishers. Find out more here.

This teacher and student-friendly site, allows the visitor to choose a question related to copyright and get a direct explanation that will benefit the creators of classroom projects/works. by annambaker Feb 5