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Metric Measuring Instruments

These are examples of measuring instruments that use the metric system.
These are examples of measuring instruments that use the metric system. Martinvl, Creative Commons License

Free Images for Your Science Fair Project

This is a collection of free (public domain) pictures that you can use for your science fair project. You are free to download these images and print them. Please cite the source of the picture.

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Earth - Science Fair Projects

Photo of Earth from the Galileo spacecraft, Dec. 11, 1990.
Free Science Fair Pictures Photo of Earth from the Galileo spacecraft, Dec. 11, 1990. NASA/JPL
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Hurricane Greta - Science Fair Projects

Satellite Photograph of Hurricane Greta in the Gulf of Honduras.
Free Science Fair Pictures Satellite Photograph of Hurricane Greta in the Gulf of Honduras. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Adminstration (NOAA)
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Hurricane Hugo - Science Fair Projects

Digitized Charleston WSR-57 radar image of hurricane Hugo.
Free Science Fair Pictures Digitized Charleston WSR-57 radar image of hurricane Hugo. Peter Dodge, AOML Hurricane Research Division
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Hurricane Elena - Science Fair Projects

Photograph of Hurricane Elena, Gulf of Mexico, September 1985.
Free Science Fair Pictures Photograph of Hurricane Elena, Gulf of Mexico, September 1985. Image Science and Analysis Laboratory, NASA-Johnson Space Center
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Einstein's Tongue - Science Fair Projects

Silly (and famous) picture of Einstein sticking his tongue out.
Free Science Fair Pictures Silly (and famous) picture of Einstein sticking his tongue out. Public Domain
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Deinonychus Dinosaur Skull - Science Fair Projects

Deinonychus Dinosaur Skull
Free Science Fair Pictures Deinonychus Dinosaur Skull. Bob Ainsworth, morguefile.com
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Mad Scientist - Science Fair Projects

Caricature of a mad scientist.
Free Science Fair Pictures Caricature of a mad scientist. J.J., Wikipedia
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Lightning from a Thunderstorm - Science Fair Projects

This is lightning associated with a thunderstorm.
Free Science Fair Pictures This is lightning associated with a thunderstorm near Oradea, Romania (August 17, 2005). Mircea Madau
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Spacewalk - Science Fair Projects

Piers Sellers performs a spacewalk outside the ISS on July 13, 2006.
Free Science Fair Pictures Piers Sellers performs a spacewalk outside the ISS on July 13, 2006. NASA/Getty Images
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Sun - Science Fair Projects

False-Color Ultraviolet Image of the Sun
Free Science Fair Pictures Image of the sun acquired by the Extreme ultraviolet Imaging Telescope (EIT) at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center July 15, 1999. NASA
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Magnetic Field Lines - Science Fair Projects

Iron filings trace the path of the magnetic field lines generated by a bar magnet.
Free Science Fair Pictures Iron filings trace the path of the magnetic field lines generated by a bar magnet. from Practical Physics, Macmillan and Company (1914)
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Crab Nebula - Science Fair Projects

The Crab Nebula is an expanding remnant of a supernova explosion that was observed in 1054.
Free Science Fair Pictures The Crab Nebula is an expanding remnant of a supernova explosion that was observed in 1054. This image was taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. NASA
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Catseye Nebula - Science Fair Projects

X-ray/optical composite image of NGC6543, the Cat's Eye Nebula.
Free Science Fair Pictures X-ray/optical composite image of NGC6543, the Cat's Eye Nebula. The red is hydrogen-alpha; blue, neutral oxygen; green, ionized nitrogen. NASA/ESA
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Albert Einstein - Free Science Fair Pictures

Photograph of Albert Einstein (1947).
Free Science Fair Pictures Photograph of Albert Einstein (1947). Library of Congress, Photograph by Oren Jack Turner, Princeton, N.J.
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Aurora Borealis - Free Science Fair Pictures

Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, above Bear Lake, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.
Free Science Fair Pictures Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, above Bear Lake, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The colors of the aurora derive from the emission spectra of ionized gases in the atmosphere. United States Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Strang
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Citric Acid Crystals - Free Science Fair Pictures

This is a photo of magnified crystals of citric acid, viewed under polarized light.
Free Science Fair Pictures This is a photo of magnified crystals of citric acid, viewed under polarized light. Jan Homann, Wikipedia Commons
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Chemostat Bioreactor - Free Science Fair Pictures

A chemostat is a type of bioreactor in which the chemical environment is held constant.
Free Science Fair Pictures A chemostat is a type of bioreactor in which the chemical environment is held constant (static) by removing effluent while adding culture medium. Ideally the volume of the system is unchanged. Rintze Zelle
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Micropipette - Free Science Fair Pictures

This is an example of a manual microliter pipette or micropipette.
Free Science Fair Pictures This is an example of a manual microliter pipette or micropipette. A micropipette is used to transport and deliver a precise volume of liquid. Rhododendronbusch, Wikipedia Commons
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Fire - Free Science Fair Pictures

Fire
Free Science Fair Pictures Fire. Victor Jesus, stock.xchng
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Sulphur Crystals - Free Science Fair Pictures

Sulphur Crystals
Free Science Fair Pictures These are crystals of sulfur or sulphur, one of the nonmetallic elements. U.S. Geological Survey
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Marijuana or Cannabis - Free Science Fair Pictures

Marijuana or ganja comes from the flowering tops of the Cannabis sativa plant.
Free Science Fair Pictures Marijuana or ganja comes from the flowering tops of the Cannabis sativa plant. Marijuana is another name for Cannabis. Erik Fenderson
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Marijuana - Free Science Fair Pictures

Photo of marijuana or cannabis leaves.
Free Science Fair Pictures Photo of marijuana or cannabis leaves. Dohduhdah, Wikipedia Commons
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Magnesium - Free Science Fair Pictures

Crystals of elemental magnesium.
Free Science Fair Pictures Crystals of elemental magnesium, produced using the Pidgeon process of vapor deposition. Warut Roonguthai
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Amethyst Quartz - Science Fair Projects

Amethyst
Free Science Fair Pictures Amethyst is purple quartz, a silicate. Jon Zander
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Aragonite Crystals - Science Fair Projects

Crystals of aragonite.
Free Science Fair Pictures Crystals of aragonite. Jonathan Zander
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Amethyst - Science Fair Projects

Crystals of amethyst from Brazil.
Free Science Fair Pictures Amethyst is purple quartz, which is silicon dioxide. The color may derive from manganese or ferric thiocyanate. Nasir Khan, morguefile.com
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Copper - Science Fair Projects

Piece of native copper measuring ~1½ inches (4 cm) in diameter.
Free Science Fair Pictures Piece of native copper measuring ~1½ inches (4 cm) in diameter. Jon Zander
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Copper Sulphate Crystals - Science Fair Projects

Copper Sulphate Crystals
Free Science Fair Pictures Copper Sulphate Crystals. Stephanb, wikipedia.org
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Crystal Meth Photo - Science Fair Projects

This is a photo of crystal meth that was confiscated by the US Drug Enforcement Agency.
Free Science Fair Pictures This is a photo of crystal meth that was confiscated by the US Drug Enforcement Agency. US DEA
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Zinc - Science Fair Projects

Zinc is a blue-gray metal that burns in air with a bright blue-green flame.
Free Science Fair Pictures Zinc is a blue-gray metal that burns in air with a bright blue-green flame. Ben Mills
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Zirconium - Science Fair Projects

Zirconium is a lustrous, corrosion-resistant grayish-white metal.
Free Science Fair Pictures Zirconium is a lustrous, corrosion-resistant grayish-white metal. Dschwen, wikipedia.org
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Petri Dishes - Science Fair Projects

These petri dishes illustrate the sterilization effects of ionizing air on Salmonella growth.
Free Science Fair Pictures These petri dishes illustrate the sterilization effects of ionizing air on the growth of Salmonella bacteria. Ken Hammond, USDA-ARS
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Caffeine Chemical Structure - Science Fair Projects

Caffeine is a stimulant drug and mild diuretic.
Free Science Fair Pictures Caffeine (trimethylxanthine coffeine theine mateine guaranine methyltheobromine) is a stimulant drug and mild diuretic. In pure form, caffeine is a white crystalline solid. Icey, Wikipedia Commons
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Caffeine - Science Fair Projects

Space-filling model of caffeine.
Free Science Fair Pictures Space-filling model of caffeine. ALoopingIcon, Wikipedia Commons
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Skull and Crossbones - Science Fair Projects

Skull and Crossbones
Free Science Fair Pictures The skull and crossbones is used to indicate the presence of a toxic or poisonous material. Silsor, Wikipedia Commons
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Rock Candy - Science Fair Projects

Rock Candy Swizzle Sticks
Free Science Fair Pictures Rock Candy Swizzle Sticks. Laura A., Creative Commons
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Snowflake Picture - Science Fair Projects

When most people envision a snowflake, they think of a lacy stellar dendrite shape.
Free Science Fair Pictures When most people envision a snowflake, they think of a lacy stellar dendrite shape. These snowflakes are common, but many other shapes are found in nature. Wilson A. Bentley
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Snow Images - Science Fair Projects

Scanning Electron Micrographs of Snow Crystals
Free Science Fair Pictures Scanning Electron Micrographs of Snow Crystals. USDA Beltsville Agricultural Research Center
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Flammable Sign - Science Fair Projects

This is the hazard symbol for flammable substances.
Free Science Fair Pictures This is the hazard symbol for flammable substances. European Chemicals Bureau
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Radioactive Symbol - Science Fair Projects

This trefoil is the hazard symbol for radioactive material.
Free Science Fair Pictures This trefoil is the hazard symbol for radioactive material. Cary Bass
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Recycling Symbol - Science Fair Projects

Universal recycling symbol or logo.
Free Science Fair Pictures Universal recycling symbol or logo. Cbuckley, Wikipedia Commons
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Prohibited Symbol - Science Fair Projects

This is a generic prohibition sign or symbol.
Free Science Fair Pictures This is a generic prohibition sign or symbol. Torsten Henning
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Biohazard Sign - Science Fair Projects

This is the safety symbol for a biohazard.
Free Science Fair Pictures This is the safety symbol for a biohazard. Silsor, Wikipedia Commons
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Bismuth - Science Fair Projects

Bismuth is a crystalline white metal, with a pink tinge.
Free Science Fair Pictures Bismuth is a crystalline white metal, with a pink tinge. The iridescent color of this bismuth crystal is the result of a thin oxide layer on its surface. Dschwen, wikipedia.org
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Diamonds - Science Fair Projects

Diamonds
Free Science Fair Pictures Diamonds. Mario Sarto, wikipedia.org
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Gold Nugget - Science Fair Projects

Nugget of native gold from the Washington mining district, California.
Free Science Fair Pictures Nugget of native gold from the Washington mining district, California. Aramgutan, Wikipedia Commons
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Iron - Science Fair Projects

Chunk of 99.97% pure iron.
Free Science Fair Pictures Chunk of 99.97% pure iron. Wikipedia Commons
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Plutonium - Science Fair Projects

Pure plutonium is silvery, but acquires a yellowish tarnish as it oxidizes.
Free Science Fair Pictures Pure plutonium is silvery, but acquires a yellowish tarnish as it oxidizes. Photo is of gloved hands holding a button of plutonium. Deglr6328, wikipedia.org
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Tellurium - Science Fair Projects

Tellurium is a brittle silver-white metalloid.
Free Science Fair Pictures Tellurium is a brittle silver-white metalloid. This image is of an ultra-pure tellurium crystal, 2-cm in length. Dschwen, wikipedia.org
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Xenon - Science Fair Projects

Xenon is a colorless gas, but it emits a blue glow when excited by an electrical discharge.
Free Science Fair Pictures Xenon normally is a colorless gas, but it emits a blue glow when excited by an electrical discharge, as seen here. pslawinski, wikipedia.org
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Sugar Cubes - Science Fair Projects

Sugar cubes are pre-measured blocks of sucrose.
Free Science Fair Pictures Sugar cubes are pre-measured blocks of sucrose. Uwe Hermann
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Glowing Fluorescent Dye - Science Fair Projects

Glowing Fluorescent Dye
Free Science Fair Pictures Glowing Fluorescent Dye. doctor-a, stock.xchng
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Lightning Photograph - Science Fair Projects

Lightning Photograph
Free Science Fair Pictures Lightning Photograph. Charles Allison, Oklahoma Lightning
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Salt Crystal - Science Fair Projects

Photograph of halite, or salt crystals.
Free Science Fair Pictures Photograph of halite, or salt crystals. U.S. Geological Survey
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Funnel - Science Fair Projects

A funnel is a conical piece of glassware that terminates in a narrow tube.
Free Science Fair Pictures A funnel is a conical piece of glassware that terminates in a narrow tube. It is used to transfer substances into containers that have narrow mouths. Funnels may be made of any material. A graduated funnel may be called a conical measure. Donovan Govan
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Computer - Science Fair Projects

ThinkPad
Free Science Fair Pictures ThinkPad. Danny de Bruyne, stock.xchng
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Mt Mayon Volcano - Science Fair Projects

This is a photo of Mayon Volcano in Albay, Philippines (December 2006).
Free Science Fair Pictures This is a photo of Mayon Volcano in Albay, Philippines (December 2006). Tomas Tam

Stratovolcanoes form tall cone-shaped mountains.

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Volcanic Eruption - Science Fair Projects

This is a photo of a volcanic eruption of Mount Kilauea, Hawaii.
This is a photo of a volcanic eruption of Mount Kilauea, Hawaii. US National Parks Service
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Stromboli Volcano Eruption - Science Fair Projects

Volcanic eruption of Stromboli in Italy.
Volcanic eruption of Stromboli in Italy. Wolfgang Beyer
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Electrical Tree - Science Fair Projects

This Lichtenberg figure was formed inside a 1.5
Free Science Fair Pictures This Lichtenberg figure or 'electrical tree' was formed inside a 1.5" cube of polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) using a 3 MeV electron accelerator. Bert Hickman, Stoneridge Engineering
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Solar Spectrum - Science Fair Projects

This is a high resolution spectrum of the Sun.
Free Science Fair Pictures This is a high resolution spectrum of the Sun. It was compiled from data obtained from the Fourier Transform Spectrometer at the McMath-Pierce Solar Facility at Kitt Peak National Observatory. Kitt Peak National Observatory
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Sodium Chloride Ionic Crystal - Science Fair Projects

This is the three-dimensional ionic structure of sodium chloride, NaCl.
Free Science Fair Pictures This is the three-dimensional ionic structure of sodium chloride, NaCl. Sodium chloride is also known as halite or table salt. Ben Mills
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Ice Crystals - Science Fair Projects

This is a photo of ice crystals or hoar frost.
Free Science Fair Pictures This is a photo of ice crystals or hoar frost. Petr Dlouhý
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Earth Day Symbol - Science Fair Projects

This is the symbol for Earth Day.
Free Science Fair Pictures This is the symbol for Earth Day. It is a green version of the Greek letter theta, which represents peace or a warning. Wikipedia Commons
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Air Pollution - Science Fair Projects

This is an image of air pollution over China.
Free Science Pictures This is a true-color image of air pollution over China. Red dots are fires while the gray and white haze is smoke. NASA
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Electromagnetic Spectrum - Science Fair Projects

This diagram shows the electromagnetic spectrum.
This diagram shows the electromagnetic spectrum. Wikipedia Creative Commons
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Sodium Polyacrylate Beads - Science Fair Projects

Sodium polyacrylate beads absorb many times their weight in water.
Sodium polyacrylate or acrylic sodium salt polymer beads can absorb many times (400x) their weight in water. Challiyil Eswaramangalath Vipin
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Dry Ice Chunks - Science Fair Projects

These are some chunks of dry ice, which is solid carbon dioxide.
These are some chunks of dry ice, which is solid carbon dioxide. MarkS, Wikipedia Commons
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Color Wheel - Science Fair Projects

This color wheel shows the visible spectrum of light plus magenta.
This color wheel shows the visible spectrum of light, wrapped around to include the additive color, magenta. Gringer, public domain
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Visible Spectrum - Science Fair Projects

This is a linear representation of the visible spectrum of light.
This is a linear representation of the visible spectrum of light, which extends roughly from 400-700 nm wavelength. Gringer, public domain
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Mad Scientist

This is a mad scientist, Dr. Alexander Thorkel from the movie Dr. Cyclops (1940).
This is a mad scientist in all his glory, Dr. Alexander Thorkel from the movie Dr. Cyclops (1940). Paramount Pictures
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Kilauea Volcano March 2011

This is a photo of the volcanic eruption of Kilauea on March 7, 2011.
Lava Erupting from Mount Kilauea This is a photo of the volcanic eruption of Kilauea on March 7, 2011. USGS

This photo was taken by a webcam the USGS set up near the eruption, which is closed off to the public.

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Disposable Nitrile Glove

Disposable nitrile gloves offer superior puncture resistance compared with rubber gloves.
Disposable nitrile gloves offer superior puncture resistance compared with rubber gloves, plus they can be used by individuals with latex allergies. Tjwood, public domain

Nitrile gloves are available in many colors, although the most common colors are purple and blue. The thin version of nitrile gloves offers protection against chemicals yet permits a good sense of touch. The gloves may be thin enough that fingerprints may be left when using them.