Information Resources

Science Online from INFOhio

  • Click on Biology→Zoology Overview→your choice of group.
  • When hits show up, FIND AN ESSAY BY FACTS ON FILE. This will be the simplest way to get the information you need.
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  • When you decide which specific organism you want to research, type the name of the animal or plant in the Basic Search box at the top of the page.
  • You will be taken to a page with many choices of hits.
  • CLICK ON THE ESSAY FROM FACTS ON FILE.
  • This article should contain most of the information you need.
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  • Photos at Science Online are in the public domain.
  • Remember to cite your source!

World Book Online

  • Enter the name of your animal in the Search box at the top of the page.
  • You will be given several choices. Choose the best one.
  • Scan the article to find the information you need.
  • Remember to cite your source!

Public Domain Images

Science Online from INFOhio

  • Enter the name of your animal or plant in the Basic Search box.
  • At your hit page, pick a choice that says "photograph," "image," or "diagram."
  • Images from INFOhio websites are great to use for educational purposes.
  • Remember to cite your source...Who is the photographer? What is the name of the website?

Image After

  • More public domain, free images for non-commercial use
  • Remember to cite your source...Who is the photographer? What is the name of the website?

Google.com

  • In the Search box, type "public domain images of ..."
  • Carefully look at the license information of each image you think you might choose. Make sure it says "for use in the public domain."
  • Remember to cite your source...Who is the photographer? What is the name of the website? (Hint: It is not Google!)