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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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Gail Halvorsen Aviation Education Center
Gail Halvorsen, 98 as of Aug. 28, 2019, is a WWII veteran and pilot best known as the "Candy Bomber" during the Berlin Airlift (1947-1948) when he dropped candy from planes to starving German children. His education center is in Provo, Utah.

Gardner Museum
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum - Boston, Massachusetts

Garfield National Historic Site
The James A. Garfield National Historic Site in Ohio (National Park Service)

Gemological Institute of America
Gemological Institute of America - post secondary education in gemology (gems)

Geneva Protocol
the 1925 Geneva Protocol, an international ban on chemical weapons (Source: U.S. Department of State)

George Eastman House
George Eastman House - International Museum of Photography and Film in Rochester, New York

George H.W. Bush Library
George H.W. Bush Library at Texas A & M Univ. - 41st president

George W. Bush Presidential Center
George W. Bush Presidential Center - 43rd president

George Washington Carver National Monument
George Washington Carver National Monument, site of his birth and childhood home in Missouri

Georgia
official website for the state of Georgia; Atlanta (capital)

Georgia Aquarium
Georgia Aquarium - Atlanta

Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia Institute of Technology

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

Getty Museum
The J. Paul Getty Museum, an art museum, located in Los Angeles, California

Gettysburg Address - transcript (primary source doc)
Transcript of President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

Gettysburg National Military Park
Gettysburg National Military Park - National Park Service

Ghent, Treaty of (primary source doc)
Treaty of Ghent in 1814 to end the War of 1812 between the U.S. and England;

Glass Art Society
Glass Art Society: organization for glass artists with 2,700 members in 50 countries; based in Seattle

Glassblowing schools and workshops
Information for students about glassblowing from the Glass Art Society in Seattle, Washington

Globe at Night
international effort to call attention to light pollution;

Go Red for Women
Go Red for Women - heart health campaign by the American Heart Association

Goddard, Robert
The life of Robert Goddard, father of modern rocketry (NASA)

Golden Gate Bridge 75th anniversary
Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco - 75th anniversary

Golden Spike National Historic Site
Golden Spike National Historic Site in Utah were the transcontinental railroad was completed in 1869 (National Park Service)

Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon National Park - National Park Service - Arizona

Great Depression and New Deal
excellent summary of the Great Depression and the New Deal by John Hardman of Stanford University

Great Lakes - EPA
Great Lakes info - Environmental Protection Agency, EPA

Great Lakes - TEACH
educational resource by the Great Lakes Commission through a grant from the EPA

Great Lakes Historical Society
The Great Lakes Historical Society located in Toledo, Ohio

Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
Shipwreck Museum located in Paradise, Michigan

Great Northern Festival
The Great Northern Festival in Minneapolis-St. Paul; an unbelievable array of winter activities in late January into February including huge ice sculptures, autonomous snow plowing, pond ice hockey, outdoor feasts and more..

Great War Aeroplanes Association
The Great War Aeroplanes Association - World War I airplanes

Green Bank Observatory
Green Bank Observatory is a facility of the National Science Foundation, located in West Virginia, and is focused on radio astronomy

Greensboro Four
On Feb. 1, 1960, four African American North Carolina A&T State University students sat at a Woolworth lunch counter in Greensboro and would not leave until served. Their peaceful sit-in eventually led to the elimination of Jim Crow laws in the south.

Greenwich Mean Time
Greenwich Mean Time, GMT, also called Greenwich Meridian Time

Griffith Observatory
Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, California

Guggenheim Museums
Guggenheim Museums

Guinness World Records
Guinness World Records - since 1955

Gymnastics - Team USA
USA Gymnastics

   
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  • Lou Gehrig bat sells for $1,025,000 Lou Gehrig bat sells for $1,025,000
    April 10, 2020 - Baseball fans are on the edge of their seats - at home. They are waiting to find out if Major League Baseball (MLB) will have a 2020 season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. There is other baseball news though. The baseball bat Lou Gehrig (1903-1941) used early in his career recently sold for $1,025,000 by Heritage Auctions.
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  • Tidal Basin closed just after peak bloom Tidal Basin closed just after peak bloom
    March 31, 2020 - Few people this year had time to look at, let alone smell cherry blossoms. Millions of tourists normally flock to Washington D.C. in the spring. They like to [blue]stroll[/blue] among the 1,700 cherry trees that line the Tidal Basin. They look at the annual burst of color in shades of pink that appears in March or early April. The 2020 peak has come and gone. But the buds will be back in 2021.
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  • Lou Gehrig bat sells for $1,025,000 Lou Gehrig bat sells for $1,025,000
    April 10, 2020 - Baseball fans are on the edge of their seats - at home. They are waiting to find out if Major League Baseball (MLB) will have a 2020 season. The uncertainty is because of the COVID-19 pandemic. There is other baseball news though. The baseball bat Lou Gehrig (1903-1941) used early in his career recently sold for $1,025,000. The bat was auctioned by Heritage Auctions.
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  • Tidal Basin closed just after peak bloom Tidal Basin closed just after peak bloom
    March 31, 2020 - Few people this year had time to look at or smell cherry blossoms. Millions of tourists normally flock to Washington D.C. in the spring. They like to [blue]stroll[/blue] among the 1,700 cherry trees. The trees line the Tidal Basin. They look at the annual burst of color in shades of pink. Nature's show appears in March or early April. The 2020 peak has come and gone. But the buds will be back in 2021.
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