Multimedia Resources

  • ALWAYS SUPERVISE STUDENTS WHEN THEY ARE SEARCHING FOR IMAGES

     
    Photos

    District Databases & Search Engines
    AP Images: Associated Press photos featured in newspapers and magazines.
    Britannica Image Quest   Access more than one million rights-cleared images from over 40 of the best collections in the world.
    Google Safe Image Search All images are screened to ensure only appropriate images appear for kids. 
     
    Google Safe Search  The Google search engine where safe search is always on. 
     
    Kids Search: Kid-friendly search opportunities covering a variety of topics.
    CAMIO: OCLC's Catalog of Art Museum Images Online.
    Google Art Project: Explore museums from around the world, discover and view hundreds of artworks at incredible zoom levels, and even create and share your own collection of masterpieces.
     
    Free Websites
    Pics 4 Learning: Nice for the younger grades. Best for science or social studies topics.

    Flickr Creative Commons - Blue Mountains: Easy to search, easy to size, easy to find the attribution.

    The Morgue File
    : Strange name, but great resource.

    FlickrStorm
    : Click 'Advanced' then choose "Photos you can use commercially" to easily find and organize images for many projects.

    The World Images Kiosk:  75,000 Images! Most are free to use, but some will require attribution.

    Photos 8: Public Domain Photos

    Edupic: A website of images created by a teacher for use by teachers and students.

    4FreePhotos: This site that offers quite a few artistic high quality images. Many of these would be great for backgrounds

    Library of Congress Prints and Photographs:
    Over 1.2 millions images in this database, great for history projects.  Each image has different licensing, so look closely.

    NOAA Public Image Library: A wonderful resource for science themed drawings, maps, graphics, diagrams, and photos.

    PD Photo: Great image site for animals, geography, space and plants.
    ARKive: Images of Life on Earth: An amazing resource for photos and videos of animal species organized geographically and by classification.
    Clip Art
     
    Awesome Clip Art: Free clip art, coloring pages, and worksheets.
    WP Clipart: A large number of topics and choices that are free to use!

    Clipart ETC:
    A true clipart and line drawing gold mine. Over 46,00 images in this database

    Public Domain Clipart: 8,000 free clipart images.

    DK Clip Art: Free downloads of DK's famous photographs that can be included in your school projects.


     
    Animation


     
    Audio Search Sites 

    Soundzabound: This District database offers a wide variety of music and sound effects.
     
    Free Play Music: Web site that features both free and pay downloads of all musical styles.
     
     
    Video Search Sites 
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