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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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Falcon Cam
Falcon Cam of peregrine falcons in the clock tower of the Wood County Courthouse in Bowling Green, Ohio; The mascot for Bowling Green State University is the peregrine falcon.

Fall colors
Fall colors by the U.S. Forest Service

Fallen Firefighters Foundation
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Families of Flight 93
Families of Flight 93 - relatives of 40 passengers/crew killed on Sept. 11, 2001 on the fourth hijacked airplane that crashed in Pennsylvania

FBI - Federal Bureau of Investigation
FBI - Federal Bureau of Investigation

FDR Presidential Library and Museum
FDR Presidential Library and Museum, the official library and museum of President Franklin D, Roosevelt (1882-1945) located in Hyde Park, New York

Federal Alliance for Safe Homes
Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (disaster preparedness)

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA
FEMA -

Fermilab - Dept. of Energy
Fermilab - Dept. of Energy

Fernbank Science Center
Fernbank Science Center in Atlanta

Field Museum
The Field Museum in Chicago

Field of Dreams Movie Site
Field of Dreams Movie site in Dyersville, Iowa

Figge Art Museum
Figge Art Museum in Davenport, Iowa

Find a national forest
The U.S. Forest Service, part of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA), has 153 national forests that it protects and preserves. Find one here!

Find Your Park - National Park Service Centennial
Find Your Park - celebration of the 2016 National Park Service (NPS) Centennial

Fire Administration
U.S. Fire Administration (within FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency)

Fire Center
National Interagency Fire Center

Fire Prevention Week
Fire Prevention Week sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association, NFPA

Fire safety - American Red Cross
Fire safety tips by the American Red Cross

Fireside Chat - Arsenal of Democracy (primary source doc - FDR)
Fireside Chat #16 on Dec. 29, 1940 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt - Arsenal of Democracy

Fireworks Safety
The National Council on Fireworks Safety

FIRST Robotics Competition
FIRST Robotics Competition

Fish Count
The Great Annual Fish Count by the Reef Environmental Education Foundation

Fiske Planetarium
Fiske Planetarium at the University of Colorado

Flag House
The Star-Spangled Banner Flag House in Baltimore where the flag was sewn that inspired the national anthem

Flanders Fields poem
Biography of Lt. Col. John McCrae, surgeon and poet who wrote the In Flanders Fields poem in 1915 from the battlefields in Belgium (Bio by Veterans Affairs Canada)

Flanders House
Flanders House (Belgium) in New York City -

Flight 93 National Memorial
Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania (National Park Service, NPS)

Flint, Michigan water crisis
Flint, Michigan water crisis - lead poisoning; state of Michigan website on the crisis

Flood Safety - NOAA
Flood Safety by the National Weather Service (NOAA)

Florida
official portal for the state of Florida; Tallahassee (capital)

Flyways
State links to flyways, the four patterns of spring migration: Atlantic, Pacific, Central, and Mississippi Flyways

Food and Drug Administration, FDA
Food and Drug Administration, FDA

Food Safety
Food Safety, a site by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Ford Piquette Avenue Plant
Ford Piquette Avenue Plant - birthplace of the Model T in 1908 by Henry Ford

Ford Presidential Library and Museum
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum - located in Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids, Michigan

Ford, Gerald R.
Educator resources about President Gerald R. Ford, the 38th president, by National Geographic and the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation

Ford's Theatre
Ford's Theater in Washington D.C.

Ford\'s Theatre Museum and Center for Education
Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C. - site of President Lincoln's assassination on April 14, 1865

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine (National Park Service - Baltimore): birthplace of The Star-Spangled Banner written by Francis Scott Key during the War of 1812

Four Freedoms speech by FDR (primary source doc)
Four Freedoms speech in January 1941 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt

France - Treaty of Alliance in 1778 (primary source doc)
Treaty of Alliance with France during the American Revolution, a key aid to colonists' quest for independence from England;

Franklin D. Roosevelt bio
bio by the National Park Service - Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site (FDR)

Franklin D. Roosevelt Preisdential Library and Museum
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, New York

Franklin Institute
Franklin Institute - interactive science museum in Philadelphia

Frist Center for the Visual Arts
Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville, Tennessee

Future City
Future City - a national competition for middle school students to imagine and design future cities, associated with Engineering Week

   
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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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