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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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NASA
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

NASA Glenn Research Center
NASA's Glenn Research Center - Cleveland, Ohio

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center - Maryland

Nat Geo Wild
Nat Geo Wild (National Geographic Channel)

National Aeronautics Association (NAA)
founded in 1905 to promote innovation and safety in aviation;

National Air and Space Museum
National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian museum on the National Mall in Washington

National Air and Space Museum: Udvar-Hazy Center
National Air and Space Museum: Udvar-Hazy Center near Dulles Airport, a Smithsonian museum

National Aquarium
National Aquarium - Baltimore, Maryland

National Arboretum
United States National Arboretum in Washington D.C.

National Archives
National Archives

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, NAACP
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People: founded in 1909

National Audubon Society
National Audubon Society

National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum - Cooperstown, New York

National Constitution Center
National Constitution Center - located in Philadelphia

National Environmental Education Foundation
National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF)

National Geographic Society
National Geographic Society

National Ice Center
U.S. National Ice Center - Naval Ice Center

National Institute of Aerospace
National Institute of Aerospace in Hampton, Virginia

National Institutes of Health, NIH
National Institutes of Health, NIH

National Law Enforcement Museum
new museum opened in October 2018 in Washington DC

National Marbles Tournament
National Marbles Tournament in Wildwood, New Jersey, established in 1922

National Marine Sanctuaries - NOAA
National Marine Sanctuaries - 13 protected marine and Great Lakes waters

National Maritime Historical Society
The National Maritime Historical Society in Peekskill, New York

National Museum of African American History and Culture
National Museum of African American History and Culture, a Smithsonian museum on the National Mall in Washington that opened in 2016

National Museum of American History
National Museum of American History, a Smithsonian museum

National Museum of the American Indian
National Museum of the American Indian. a Smithsonian museum on the National Mall in Washington

National Museum of the Great Lakes
National Museum of the Great Lakes located in Toledo, Ohio near Lake Erie.

National Museum of the Marine Corps
National Museum of the Marine Corps, located near Quantico, Virginia and the Marine Corps base

National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Dayton, Ohio at Wright Patterson Air Force Base

National Museum of the United States Navy
located at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C.

National Natural Landmarks
National Natural Landmarks (597 as of 2009) - National Park Service

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA

National Optical Astronomy Observatory
center for research and development for ground-based astronomy

National Park Service, NPS
National Park Service, NPS

National Poppy Day
National Poppy Day by the American Legion held the Friday before Memorial Day to "Remember the fallen and support the living"

National Portrait Gallery
National Portrait Gallery

National Postal Museum
National Postal Museum

National Public Lands Day
National Public Lands Day

National Public Radio, NPR
National Public Radio

National Railroad Museum
National Railroad Museum in Green Bay, Wisconsin

National Register of Historic Places
National Register of Historic Places - maintained by the National Park Service, NPS

National Scholastic Chess Foundation
National Scholastic Chess Foundation - founded in 1990 "to provide the benefits of a chess education to students of all ages"

National Science Foundation, NSF
National Science Foundation

National September 11 Memorial & Museum
National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York City

National Solar Observatory
National Solar Observatory; operated under an agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF)

National Trails Day
National Trails Day by the American Hiking Society

National Transportation Safety Board, NTSB
National Transportation Safety Board - primary role to investigate transportation accidents

National Warplane Museum
National Warplane Museum - located in Geneseo, New York and home of Whiskey-7, an operable C-47 cargo plane flown on D-Day

National Water Center - NOAA
National Water Center on the campus of the University of Alabama

National Weather Service
National Weather Service

National Wild and Scenic Rivers System
rivers designated as wild and scenic because of the 1968 passage of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, celebrating 50 years in 2018

National Wildlife Refuges
National Wildlife Refuges - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, USFWS

National World War II Museum
The National World War II Museum - New Orleans

Nautilus Live
Nautilus Live - Explore the ocean live with Dr. Robert Ballard and his team of scientists

Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge (Iowa)
Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge, home to a herd of wild buffalo (USFWS)

Nebraska
official website of the state of Nebraska; Lincoln (capital)

Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art
Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art (Pennsylvania)

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri

Neon Museum
The Neon Museum in Las Vegas - opened in 2012 to preserve iconic neon signs

Nevada
official website of the state of Nevada; Carson City (capital)

New Hampshire
official website of the state of New Hampshire; Concord (capital)

New Jersey
official website of the state of New Jersey; Trenton (capital)

New Mexico
official website of the state of New Mexico; Sante Fe (capital)

New York
official website of the state of New York; Albany (capital)

New York City Fire Museum
New York City Fire Museum

New York Public Library
New York Public Library - 92 locations in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island

Newbery Medal winners
American Library Association (ALA)

Newseum
Newseum - a museum devoted to journalism and journalists - Washington D.C.

Niagara Falls National Heritage Area
Niagara Falls National Heritage Area, established in 2008 by the National Park Service

Niagara Falls State Park
Niagara Falls State Park - New York

Niagara Parks - Canada
Niagara Parks at Niagara Falls - Canada

Ninety-Nines
The Ninety-Nines, International Organization of Women Pilots; founded in 1929; Amelia Earhart was the first president;

NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries
NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries

NOAA Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary
NOAA Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Alpena, Michigan

Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize

NORAD - North American Aerospace Defense Command
NORAD - North American Aerospace Defense Command

Norman Rockwell Museum
Norman Rockwell Museum in Massachusetts

Normandy 1944
Normandy 1944: primary source written histories of the Normandy invasion, WWII, and the Holocaust by Frank Everards

North Atlantic Treaty Organization - NATO
North Atlantic Treaty Organization - NATO

North Carolina
official website of the state of North Carolina; Raleigh (capital)

North Country Trail Association
North Country Trail - 4600-mile trail from North Dakota to the Vermont/New York border

North Dakota
official website of the state of North Dakota; Bismarck (capital)

Northwest Ordinance (primary source doc)
Northwest Ordinance adopted in 1787 paved the way to add more states to the United States;

   
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  • Liberation of Paris - 75th anniversary Liberation of Paris - 75th anniversary
    Aug. 26, 2019 - The success of the D-Day invasion (June 6, 1944) led to the liberation of Paris that summer . In late august 1944 after more than four years of German occupation, the Allies liberated France. It was again a sovereign country. Belgium was liberated days later. It was the beginning of the end of World War II in Europe.
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  • Pathfinder mission was high-risk, high-tech Pathfinder mission was high-risk, high-tech
    June 5, 2019 - Seventy-five years ago today, 20 Pathfinder pilots were preparing for their daring D-Day mission. It was due to launch late that evening. Their mission was to drop paratroopers behind enemy lines in France. They would then mark seven drop zones for thousands of paratroopers who would drop from the sky minutes later. It was a high-risk, high-tech mission. Paratroopers would be placing Eureka electronic transponders on the ground. Signals from Eureka beacons were received by Rebecca antenna mounted on the nose of the C-47 "Gooney Bird" planes.
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  • Liberation of Paris - 75th anniversary Liberation of Paris - 75th anniversary
    Aug. 26, 2019 - The D-Day invasion (June 6, 1944) was a success. It led to the liberation of Paris that summer. In late august 1944 after more than four years of German occupation, the Allies liberated France. It was again a sovereign country. Belgium was liberated days later. It was the beginning of the end of World War II in Europe.
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  • Pathfinder mission was high-risk, high-tech Pathfinder mission was high-risk, high-tech
    June 5, 2019 - Seventy-five years ago today, 20 Pathfinder pilots were preparing for their daring D-Day mission. It was due to launch late that evening. Their mission was to drop paratroopers behind enemy lines. Enemy lines were in Nazi-occupied France. Paratroopers would then mark seven drop zones. The markers were for thousands of paratroopers who would drop from the sky minutes later. It was a high-risk, high-tech mission.
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