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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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Jackie Robinson
Jackie Robinson (1919-1972) was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962.

James Webb Space Telescope - NASA
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope - due to launch into space in 2018 to replace the Hubble Space Telescope

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency - JAXA
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAZA), counterpart to NASA in Japan and partner on the International Space Station (ISS)

JC Raulston Arboretum
JC Raulston Arboretum on the campus of North Carolina State University - in August 2019, opened Air Bee & Bee, a habitat for pollinators

Jeopardy
Jeopardy, the game show

Jesse Owens
The official website of Jesse Owens, Olympian who won 4 Gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

Jet Propulsion Lab - NASA
Jet Propulsion Lab - NASA

JetStream
an online school about weather topics from NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum
Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum in Atlanta, Georgia

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston, Massachusetts

Juneteenth
On June 19, 1865 in Galveston, Texas, slavery ended even though President Lincoln had issued the Emancipation Proclamation on Jan. 1, 1863. The anniversary celebration is now called Juneteenth. Resource is the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

   
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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.
    Read More

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