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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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Lake Superior State University Banished Words List
annual banished words list from Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Last Man on the Moon
The Last Man on the Moon, a documentary on Capt. Eugene Cernan, Apollo 17 Commander, NASA's last mission to the moon

Latino Conservation Week
Latino Conservation Week, sponsored by the Hispanic Access Foundation

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory on the Berkeley campus of the Univ. of California, a research lab established in 1952 to work on national security issues

Lead poisoning information
Information on lead poisoning by the CDC

League of American Bicyclists
League of American Bicyclists - May is National Bike Month

Lend-Lease Act (primary source doc)
The Lend-Lease Act of 1941 - allowed the U.S. to lend or lease war supplies to other countries vital to America's defense;

Lewis and Clark Expedition
1803-1806 Lewis and Clark Expedition (National Archives)

Library of Congress
Library of Congress

Library of Congress Veterans History Project
Library of Congress Veterans History Project

Lightning
Five ways lightning strikes people (NOAA information, with animation)

Lincoln Second Inaugural Address (primary source doc)
President Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address on March 4, 1865, known for its brevity and eloquence; delivered just weeks before his assassination

Lino Tagliapietra
Lino Tagliapietra - considered the world's greatest living studio glass artist who lives and works in Italy

Lions Club
Lions Clubs - community service organization

Little League baseball
Little League baseball - headquarters in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Angeles County Natural History Museum
Los Angeles County Natural History Museum - California

Louisiana
official website of the state of Louisiana; Baton Rouge (capital)

Louvre Art Museum
The Louvre, a famous art museum in Paris, France

Lowell Observatory - Arizona
Lowell Observatory - Arizona

Lunar and Planetary Institute
Lunar and Planetary Institute located in Houston, Texas; in existence for more than 40 years conducting research and outreach to the public and scientific community on lunar and planetary topics

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter - NASA
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter - NASA

Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and Museum
Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and Museum in Austin, Texas

   
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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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