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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

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

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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  • 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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