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Smithsonian Releases Open Access Materials
You can download, share, and reuse nearly 3 million 2D and 3D digital Smithsonian’s images right now, without asking. Students can remix, reuse, or create using these images. You can also search for these images through Creative Commons.
More open access resources from the Smithsonian:
- Check out the Collagasaurus from Jon Scieszka and Steven Weinberg to show students how to collage using the open access collection.
- Smithsonian 3D models are now available on Autodesk Tinkercad.
- MorphoSource hosts research-quality 3D data that now includes 3D models of biological specimens from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History.
- Access Data Science Publications to understand global patterns of biodiversity.
- The Learning Lab is a free, interactive platform for the discovery and creative use of the Smithsonian’s millions of digital resources: images, recordings, texts, and more.
- Students can also experience the Space Shuttle Discovery in High-resolution 3D with Cesium. Cesium has created a 3D-immersive experience with the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum’s space shuttle discovery model created by the Smithsonian’s Digitization Program Office. Cesium used Tiles, an open specification for streaming massive 3D datasets, to allow for the fast download of the space shuttle.
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