Photo and video collections
Photos and videos to use, check the copyright
This is a place for free public domain photos and desktop wallpapers. Large collection of High Resolution photos and wallpapers, Thousands of high quality public domain pictures, easy to search, All photos on Photos8.com are public domain. You may use these images for any purpose, including commercial.
The NRCS Photo Gallery contains natural resource and conservation related photos from across the USA. The Gallery is a joint project between NRCS Conservation Communications and the NRCS Information Technology Center in Ft. Collins, Colorado.
Smarthistory.org is a free multi-media web-book designed as a dynamic enhancement (or even substitute) for the traditional art history textbook.
Videos from PBS on many topics
YouTube videos appropriate for K-2 ages as seen on this blog:
A creative commons search engine.
picture prompts for drag and drop poets
"classic" films shown in schools, mainly 50's and 60's
watch documentaries on line
One miniute videos on all sorts of stuff. General science 4-8
Contemporary photographs, dramatised diary readings and interviews with veterans exploring key themes of World War One.
Take a virtual tour of a World War One trench and experience the conditions under which World War One soldiers fought and lived.
Activities offered on this website guide users through an in-depth examination of visual media. Active Looking encourages the process of close examination of photographs. Users will become more proficient at analyzing and decoding images for information – who might have created them, within what context, using what tools and for what purpose
NY public Library Digital Gallery
Sites to manipulate photos
Tilt-shift miniature style photos are pictures of real-life scenes that are manipulated to look like model photographs.
Now you can easily transform your existing digital camera photos into tilt-shift style miniatures using tiltshiftmaker.com
BeFunky Photo Effects allow everyday people to easily create photographically rich and artistic results from their digital images without the need for any technical knowledge. These "one-click" photo effect options produce desired results effortlessly and each effect comes with the option to make simple adjustments.
Textorizer is a program that allows you to make pictures formed with text. Although there are many versions around, the only one that is continuing to supported is this one. Download app, need updated Java