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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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Eagle Cam
Bald Eagle Cam from Washington D.C. by the American Eagle Foundation - live feed of bald eagles in their nest at the National Arboretum

Earth Day Network
Earth Day Network - The first Earth Day was April 22, 1970.

Earth Resources Observation and Science Center
Earth Resources Observation and Science Center (EROS), a division of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Earthquake drills - Great ShakeOut
Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills, organized by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever - Ebola HF
Ebola Virus - CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Eclipse 2017
Information on the Total Solar Eclipse, including how to protect your eyes, on Aug. 21, 2017

Edison - Thomas
Thomas Edison (1847-1931) papers at Rutgers University in New Jersey

Eisenhower Presidential Library
Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home in Abilene, Kansas - 33rd president (1953-1961)

Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art
Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art in Indianapolis, Indiana

Electoral College
The National Archives explains the Electoral College.

Electricity
How electricity is delivered to homes (U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA)

Electronics Museum
National Electronics Museum in Maryland has a permanent exhibit on radar used during WWII

Eliza Scidmore
Eliza Scidmore (1856-1928), the woman who traveled the world and worked tirelessly from 1885-1910 to bring cherry trees from Japan to line the Tidal Basin in Washington DC, now a tradition that attracts thousands of tourists each spring. The first trees were planted in 1912.

Ella Sharp Museum
Ella Sharp Museum in Jackson, Michigan; also the site of the Hurst Planetarium

Ellis Island
Save Ellis Island Foundation

Ellis Island
Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Foundation

Emancipation Proclamation (primary source doc)
Emancipation Proclamation issued in 1863 by President Abraham Lincoln to free the slaves;

Endangered Cats
International Society for Endangered Cats (Canada); devoted to "working for the smaller cats"

Endangered Species Act
Overview of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 with link to complete document (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - USFWS)

Endangered Species Coalition
Endangered Species Coalition based in Washington D.C.

Environment for the Americas
Environment for the Americas - main sponsor of International Migratory Bird Day on May 14 in the United States

Environmental Health
National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) - CDC

Erie Maritime Museum
Flagship Niagara - Erie Maritime Museum in Erie, Pennsylvania

European Space Agency, ESA
European Space Agency, ESA, a consortium of 20 Member States

European Union (EU)
European Union - formed after WWII to maintain peace in Europe

Every Kid in a Park
Every Kid in a Park - free admission to national parks for fourth graders and their families from Sept. 1, 2015 through Aug. 31, 2016

Exchange Club
National Exchange Club - community service organization

Exploratorium
The Exploratorium - museum and learning lab in San Francisco

Exxon Valdez
1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill near Alaska (audio of Capt. Hazelwood calling the Valdez Vessel Traffic Center informing them of the leak)

Exxon Valdez oil spill
State of Alaska website with information on the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989 known as The Great Alaskan Oil Spill

Eyes of Freedom: Lima Company Memorial
Portraits of 22 Marines and 1 Navy Corpsman who were killed in Iraq in 2005; traveling memorial with both an indoor and outdoor exhibit;

   
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  • Liberation of Paris - 75th anniversary Liberation of Paris - 75th anniversary
    Aug. 26, 2019 - The success of the D-Day invasion (June 6, 1944) led to the liberation of Paris that summer . In late august 1944 after more than four years of German occupation, the Allies liberated France. It was again a sovereign country. Belgium was liberated days later. It was the beginning of the end of World War II in Europe.
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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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  • Liberation of Paris - 75th anniversary Liberation of Paris - 75th anniversary
    Aug. 26, 2019 - The D-Day invasion (June 6, 1944) was a success. It led to the liberation of Paris that summer. In late august 1944 after more than four years of German occupation, the Allies liberated France. It was again a sovereign country. Belgium was liberated days later. It was the beginning of the end of World War II in Europe.
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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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