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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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Ice Age Trail Alliance
Ice Age Trail Alliance in Wisconsin, a 1,200-mile trail maintained by the alliance in partnership with the National Park Service.

official website for the state of Idaho; Boise (capital)

official website of the state of Illinois; Springfield (capital)

Imagining the Internet
history of communications from Elon University Department of Communications (North Carolina)

Imperial War Museum
Imperial War Museum - London, England

Inaugurations at the U.S. Capitol
history of presidential inaugurations at the U.S. Capitol (Architect of the Capitol)

Independence National Historical Park
Independence National Historical Park - Independence Hall and Liberty Bell Pavilion in Philadelphia (National Park Service site)

Independence National Historical Park
Independence Hall in Philadelphia (National Park Service) where the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution were written and adopted

Independence Seaport Museum
Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia, home of the USS Olympia, the oldest steel warship still afloat in the world; launched in 1892

official website for the state of Indiana; Indianapolis (capital)

Indiana Military Museum
Indiana Military Museum in Vincennes, Indiana (sw of Indianapolis)

Industrial Revolution - Library of Congress
educator resources on the Industrial Revolution by the Library of Congress (LOC)

Institute for Astronomy
Institute for Astronomy - University of Hawaii

Interlochen Center for the Arts
a fine arts school and summer fine arts program for students in grades 3-12 and adults of all ages; located in Michigan;

International Astronomical Union
International Astronomical Union (IAU) in Paris, France

International Crane Foundation
International Crane Foundation - headquarters in Wisconsin

International Dark-Sky Association
International Dark Sky Association with a mission to promote environmentally friendly lighting to mitigate light pollution;

International Federation of Robotics
International Federation of Robotics (IFR) was established in 1987

International Observe the Moon Night
International Observe the Moon Night, held since 2010 each fall to bring the world together to learn about the moon, Earth's closest neighbor -- planned by a committee led by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Education and Communications Team

International Space Station (ISS)
International Space Station - NASA and partners

Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City

official website of the state of Iowa; Des Moines (capital)

Iowa Hunger Summit
Iowa Hunger Summit

Iowa State Fair
Iowa State Fair - famous for the butter cow sculpture and one of the largest state fairs in the nation

Italian Space Agency
Italian Space Agency, NASA and European Space Agency (ESA) partner on the Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn that ended on Sept. 15, 2017

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  • Christmas Bird Count has 120-year history Christmas Bird Count has 120-year history
    Dec. 12, 2019 - Nestled in front of a warm, cozy fire is not the be-all and end-all for millions of birders. Birders relish being out in the cold. They like to watch - and count - their fine-feathered friends. The National Audubon Society is hosting its annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC). It's now in its 120th year. Counting begins Saturday!
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  • Coast Guard carries on for the Schuenemann brothers Coast Guard carries on for the Schuenemann brothers
    Dec. 9, 2019 - Imagine operating a ship on the Great Lakes in 1898. August and Herman Schuenemann, brothers, annually made the treacherous trek on icy waters to sell and give away Christmas trees at Chicago's waterfront.
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  • Christmas Bird Count has 120-year history Christmas Bird Count has 120-year history
    Dec. 12, 2019 - Birders are people who like to watch birds. They watch birds on purpose. They even like to be outside when it's cold. Birders like their fine-feathered friends (birds). For 120 years, birders have been counting birds on Christmas. The Christmas Bird Count (CBC) begins Saturday.
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  • Coast Guard carries on for the Schuenemann brothers Coast Guard carries on for the Schuenemann brothers
    Dec. 9, 2019 - Each November in Chicago, a ship pulls into a dock. It has hundreds of Christmas trees. The trees traveled on the Great Lakes to reach Chicago. The trip is a tribute to August and Herman Schuenemann who were brothers.
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