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Topic: Ethics, the law, and technology 

Technology

 Standard 3.  Understands the relationships among science, technology, society, and the individual
  Level I (Grade K-2)
   Benchmark 4.Understands that when an individual creates something on a computer, the created work is that person’s property, and only that person has the right to change it
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands that when an individual creates something on a computer, the created work is that person’s property
     2.Understands that when an individual creates something on a computer, only that person has the right to change it
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 6.Understands the concept of software piracy (i.e., illegally copying software), and that piracy is a violation of copyright laws
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the concept of software piracy
     2.Knows that software piracy is illegally copying software
     3.Knows that software piracy is a violation of copyright laws
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 7.Knows examples of copyright violations and computer fraud (e.g., computer hacking, computer piracy, intentional virus setting, invasion of privacy) and possible penalties (e.g., large fines, jail sentences)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows examples of copyright violations
     2.Knows examples of computer fraud
     3.Knows possible penalties of copyright violations
     4.Knows possible penalties of computer fraud
     5.Knows that computer hacking is an example of computer fraud
     6.Knows that computer piracy is an example of a copyright violation
     7.Knows that intentional virus setting is an example of computer fraud
     8.Knows that invasion of privacy is an example of computer fraud
     9.Knows that large fines and jail sentences are possible penalties of copyright violations and computer fraud
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 9.Observes common courtesies and acceptable use policies while telecomputing
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Observes common courtesies while telecomputing
     2.Observes common acceptable use policies while telecomputing
     3.Knows common courtesies associated with telecomputing
     4.Knows acceptable use policies for telecomputing