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Safe Image Search

    Searching the web for images is fun, but you must do it safely. First, you must only use a school-approved image search site. You must be sure that you have permission to reuse images you find. Using an image without permission is copyright infringement. Luckily, we have access to these great image resources below. Click on the links to get started. Take note where you find your images so you can give them credit in your project.



Pics4learning is a kid-friendly resource for images. The photos are listed in categories for user-friendly browsing. All images are free to use in projects. Photos include an easy to copy reference.



The databases available through our library page have lots of great images to use. Just click "Images and Media" on an entry in the Britannica Learning Zone. You can save the images to your computer for use in your project. Britannica even gives you an easy reference to put in your bibliography.  


Arkive is one of Mrs. A's favorite websites in the world.  
"Wildlife films and photos are vital weapons in the battle to save the world's endangered species from the brink of extinction.So with the help of the world’s best filmmakers, photographers, conservationists and scientists, ARKive is creating the ultimate multimedia guide to the world's endangered animals, plants and fungi." -Arkive




EduPic Graphical Resource is a collection of images from teacher William Vann. His images, takes all over the world in his travels, are free to use in the classroom setting.  Images are tagged with appropriate keywords for easy searching. Credit should be given to William Vann.



The Clip Art Gallery from Discovery Education is a great resource for clip art and other media. Students can even save animations into their projects. For photographs, visit my Discovery Education page. This gallery is free, but Discovery Education's United Streaming site is through a subscription of the South Portland School District.


The Images collection is a selection of digital still images which are the very best visual representation of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's mission: "Working with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people".
-From the site.