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Grade 9 - Earth Systems: Finding and Citing Images


1. Keep track of all the images you use. Have a folder in your Bookmarks or make a table in googledocs like this one:

Image Source Citation

Components of the Cryosphere, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio, Wikimedia Commons, 2011,


2. When making a video, place a caption citation (description, creator, location, date, URL) at the bottom of each image in the video.









A tour of the Antarctic cryosphere from Michael Studinger and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Wikimedia Commons, 2016,<>.



3. When using a Creative Commons image, provide an attribution beneath the photo. Provide a description, the creator, and the license.











"Satellites See Unprecedented Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Melt" by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center is licensed under CC by 2.0

Finding Royalty Free Images

Quick Guide

Citing Images in MLA