OCR GCSE Computer Science Lesson: Laws and Legislation

This is a complete lesson for legislations that are relevant to Computer Science (for OCR GCSE 9-1 1.8).

This resource features a full PowerPoint lesson that includes a starter, necessary information for each legislation and a question for each legislation that you can discuss and answer with your class. As well as that, there is a worksheet for students to complete for every legislation - this is to consolidate the knowledge. Most answers for the worksheets are in the Powerpoint and some others require some commons sense.

The following legislations are covered:

  • Data Protection Act 1998
  • Freedom of Information Act 2000
  • Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988
  • Computer Misuse Act 1990
  • Creative Commons Licensing

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  • Whole-Lesson(s).pptx
  • Computer-Misuse-Act-1990---Worksheet.docx
  • Copyright--Designs-and-Patents-Act-1988---Worksheet.docx
  • Data-Protection-Act-1998---Worksheet.docx
  • Freedom-of-Information-Act-2000---Worksheet.docx
  • Creative-Commons---Worksheet.docx

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Created: Jan 25, 2019

Updated: May 28, 2019


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