Discipline: Biology (and other Life Sciences)
Type of Paper: Other
Academic Level: High school
Paper Format: APA
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https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Free_image_resources (Links to an external site.) Lots of links to sties with Public Domain photos
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page (Links to an external site.)
https://search.creativecommons.org/ (Links to an external site.) links to other pages here too
https://guides.library.harvard.edu/c.php?g=310751&p=2072816 (Links to an external site.) Great page to introduce the different types of licenses there are on photos.
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