Media Galleries

Images, Clipart, Audio and Video on the internet. Most sites are copyright friendly but permission may be required to use some content depending on intended uses. Verify the requirements of each article prior to use.

Some of the terms of use examples:

The assignment must be part of student curriculum, must only be viewed or heard within the classroom, campus, on a school’s closed circuit television and/or public announcement system and shall be free from any charge or admission fee. Free Student Educational Use excludes the use by any school in extra-curricular activities including, without limitation, the use in clubs and the use of any kind in performance, non-broadcast multimedia, DVD duplication, distribution and/or broadcast on a public or educational access TV, cable or radio channel, web, blog, and podcast.

You must not:

  • Offer the images for sale or distribution.
  • Claim them as your own work.
  • Include them in "web templates" which are subject to mass-distribution.
  • Use them on merchandise where the image is the sole reason someone would buy the product, for example greeting cards, T-shirts, mugs.

Photos:

Pics 4 Learning - as the name says, 100's of categories.

Morgue File
- public image archives

Stock Vault- photo sharing site

Trek Earth
- learn about the earth through photographs

Free Digital Photos - 640 x 480 images free for use in education

Every Stock Photo - a photo search engine, use advanced search to find photos that do not require an account.

World Images Kiosk - 75,000 images for academic projects

Free Foto - over 100,000 free photos for the classroom

Photos 8 - free stock images in 22 categories.

Yahoo Images - use the advanced search to limit search to creative commons licensed images.

ookaboo - free pictures of everything, 170,000

Music:

Free play Music- free music for presentations

Royalty Free Music - requires an application but education can get downloads for free.

Jamendo - royalty free music from around the world

Free Stock Music - 100% free but membership required

Free SFX - free sound effects

Sound Clips - over 10,000 free sound clips. No need to sign up for the account in order to download sounds.

Video:

Watch Know Learn

Documentary Tube

DocumentaryZ - 100's of free documentary videos

Clip Art / Icons:

Icon Bug

Content:

Visual.ly - 1000's of infographics

Earth Album explore the earth in photos. Some of the most stunning photos in the world courtesy of Google maps and Flickr.

Tag Galaxy enter a keyword and Tag Galaxy will search Flickr for related images.

WatchKnow educational Videos for kids to learn from. Organized in a giant directory

The Big Picture news stories in photographs.

Wikimedia Commons Wikimedia Commons is a media file repository making available public domain and freely-licensed educational media content (images, sound and video clips) to everyone.

Fickr Creative Commons Many Flickr users have chosen to offer their work under a Creative Commons license, and you can browse or search through content under each type of license.

Audacity How to create a podcasts Audacity Program download link Audacity Wiki

Last FM - creative commons music