Free Photos for Education: Buildings

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If you are looking for photographs of many kinds of architecture, this site will give you over 100 choices, from ruins of ancient buildings to cabins in the woods. Information is given about the name of the building, its location, the photographer’s name, and the date photographed. All of these pictures are available to students and teachers to use in an educational setting.

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Tall Buildings

Tall Buildings Some students will be fascinated by this Museum of Modern Art site, although its sophisticated vocabulary requires a fairly high reading level. As soon as you click on Enter, the site actually takes control of your screen with an imposing array of tall building silhouettes. Some of the

Photo Foolery

Photo Foolery Test your awareness of truth and illusion in visual images by viewing these six tricky photos. This National Geographic site demonstrates that you can't always believe what you see. To help you learn how to discriminate between real and fake, the site provides awareness tips and background

Building Big: Domes

Use this interactive site from the PBS program Building Big to learn all about the architectural peculiarities of domes.

Set My Photos (Copyright) Free!

Listen to the podcast Question: I want to use some images from Flickr, but how do I know if I may without violating copyright? The IT Guy says: Flickr is an amazing photo resource for multimedia projects, at least for teachers. (unfortunately there's an awful lot of stuff not suitable for kids, so it

Free Education Workshops

Concept to Classroom is a free series of award winning professional development workshops covering education topics such as after school programs, cooperative and collaborative learning, inquiry based learning, webquests, use of the Internet in the classroom, and more. The workshops

Building the Empire State

Building the Empire State For forty years, from 1931 to 1971, the Empire State Building held the title of world's tallest building. This site, from the Skyscraper Museum, tells the story of the building's construction. This site includes fascinating historical photographs of this engineering and

Build a Fish

Build a Fish From the famed Shedd Aquarium comes a novel way to learn about fish: build your own. Try lots of combinations of body types, mouth sizes, patterns and colors. After students have designed their perfect fish, they can find out if it would actually survive in the habitat. But don't worry