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All of the links in this section are open education resources that SNN has visited and reviewed. Most of the links are from federal government agencies and nonprofit organizations that manage libraries, museums, and galleries throughout the country. There are also international organizations included in the database, a database that will continue to expand as SNN reviews additional educational resources.

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D-Day Memorial
The National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Virginia

D-Day: U.S. Army
D-Day (June 6, 1944) - U.S. Army

Dangerous Decibels
excellent website on preventing hearing damage from noise; by the University of Northern Colorado with support from the CDC; educator resources available

Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Association
Daniel Boone Trail Association - Virginia

Dark Sky Parks - National Park Service
sites within the National Park Service (NPS) that are dark sky locations

Dark Sky Places
Dark Sky Places, locations reducing light pollution in order to see the night sky - International Dark Sky Association (IDA)

DARPA Robotics Challenge
DARPA Robotics Challenge (DARPA - Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency)

Daughters of the American Revolution
Daughters of the American Revolution - Washington D.C.

Dawson City Museum - Klondike Gold Rush
The Dawson City Museum in Dawson City, Canada; has the Yukon's largest historical collection including materials on the Klondike Gold Rush of 1896-1899

Day of Infamy speech by FDR
good study guide and video (4:47) of President Roosevelt's famous "Day of Infamy" speech delivered to Congress on Dec. 8, 1941, one day after the Pearl Harbor attack

Declaration of Independence (primary source doc)
Declaration of Independence adopted on July 4, 1776

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in 2010, the largest oil spill in U.S. history - information by NOAA

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, DARPA
DARPA: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Delaware
official website of the state of Delaware; Dover (capital)

Denali National Park & Preserve
Denali National Park & Preserve in Alaska (National Park Service)

Dennison Railroad Depot Museum
train depot in Dennison, Ohio that operated one of the largest Canteens for soldiers during World War II; thousands of women operated the Canteen 24/7 for four years

Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Department of Defense
Department of Defense

Des Moines Art Center
Des Moines Art Center in Des Moines, Iowa

Desert Dome
Desert Dome at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium; zoo also has a large indoor rainforest;

Desert Research Institute
Desert Research Institute, Nevada's Global Laboratory with offices in Reno and Las Vegas

Deserts by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
all about deserts by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Detroit Historical Society
history of the automotive industry and Detroit

Detroit Institute of Arts
Detroit Institute of Arts - Michigan

Dictionary - Cambridge University Press
Dictionary with definitions, part of speech, and audio pronunciations;

Diplomats and Ambassadors
What is the job of a diplomat and/or an ambassador? The U.S. State Department answers the question.

Discover Engineering
Discover Engineering and National Engineers Week

Discover the Forest
public service campaign by a partnership of nonprofit and government agencies to help people locate parks and forests;

Distracted Driving
Distracted Driving website by the U.S. Dept. of Transportation showing the dangers of distracted driving

Doctors Without Borders
Doctors Without Borders

Driving laws in each state
laws regarding use of cell phones while driving - U.S. Dept. of Transportation

Drought - State of California
Save our Water - information on the California Drought

Drought Mitigation Center
National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska

Drought Monitor
Drought monitor for the United States

DuSable Museum of African American History
DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago

   
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  • Pathfinder mission was high-risk, high-tech Pathfinder mission was high-risk, high-tech
    June 5, 2019 - Seventy-five years ago today, 20 Pathfinder pilots were preparing for their daring D-Day mission. It was due to launch late that evening. Their mission was to drop paratroopers behind enemy lines in France. They would then mark seven drop zones for thousands of paratroopers who would drop from the sky minutes later. It was a high-risk, high-tech mission. Paratroopers would be placing Eureka electronic transponders on the ground. Signals from Eureka beacons were received by Rebecca antenna mounted on the nose of the C-47 "Gooney Bird" planes.
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  • People of D-Day: Vito and Geraldine Pedone (Part 1) People of D-Day: Vito and Geraldine Pedone (Part 1)
    May 8, 2019 - During World War II, 16,112,566 soldiers served worldwide in America's Army, Navy or Marines.* They each have a story to honor. At the World War II Memorial in Washington DC, there is a wall of 4,048 gold stars. The stars honor the 405,399 soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the country. Seventy-four years ago today, the Allies declared Victory in Europe (V-E) after liberating Europe from Hitler's Nazi Germany.
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  • Pathfinder mission was high-risk, high-tech Pathfinder mission was high-risk, high-tech
    June 5, 2019 - Seventy-five years ago today, 20 Pathfinder pilots were preparing for their daring D-Day mission. It was due to launch late that evening. Their mission was to drop paratroopers behind enemy lines. Enemy lines were in Nazi-occupied France. Paratroopers would then mark seven drop zones. The markers were for thousands of paratroopers who would drop from the sky minutes later. It was a high-risk, high-tech mission.
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  • People of D-Day: Vito and Geraldine Pedone (Part 1) People of D-Day: Vito and Geraldine Pedone (Part 1)
    May 8, 2019 - During World War II, 16,112,566 American soldiers served worldwide. They served in the US Army, Navy or Marines.* They each have a story to honor. At the World War II Memorial in Washington DC, there is a wall of 4,048 gold stars. The stars honor the 405,399 soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the country. Seventy-four years ago today, the Allies declared Victory in Europe (V-E) after liberating Europe from Hitler's Nazi Germany.
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