You know that stealing someone else’s property is wrong, but what about stealing words or ideas? In this BrainPOP UK movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to the thorny concept of plagiarism. In this educational, animated movie you’ll learn exactly what is plagiarism, the most basic forms of plagiarism, like copying and pasting someone else’s words directly into your own work. But you’ll also learn why many students wind up plagiarising without meaning to! You’ll discover why plagiarism is taken so seriously by teachers and professors, and hear some tips to make sure you don’t plagiarise. Finally, you’ll learn the basics of citing sources and paraphrasing other authors.

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