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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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Oak Ridge National Lab
Oak Ridge National Lab in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, site of the Manhattan Project during WWII

Observe the Moon Night
International Observe the Moon Night, an international day held since 2010 to observe and learn about the moon

Ohio
official website of the state of Ohio; Columbus (capital)

Oklahoma
official website of the state of Oklahoma; Oklahoma City (capital)

Old Sturbridge Village
Old Sturbridge Village in Massachusetts, an 1830s New England living history museum; note the online exhibit of childhood in 19th century New England

Olympics
The Olympic Movement (International Olympic Committee)

Olympics (United States Olympic Committee)
United States Olympic Committee

OnGuardOnline
resources for digital literacy and digital citizenship (FCC)

Orbital ATK
private space company that is a NASA partner (example of a public-private partnership)

Oregon
official website of the state of Oregon; Salem (capital)

Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
formed in 1998 with 192 member states to oversee an international ban on chemical weapons; based in The Hague

Organization of World Heritage Cities
Organization of World Heritage Cities

Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge
Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge - in northwest Ohio on the western end of Lake Erie - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, USFWS

Outreach Program
The Outreach Program (based in Iowa) with a focus on meeting global needs for food, safe water, medical care, and education

Owl Research Institute
Owl Research Institute in Charlo, Montana

   
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  • People of D-Day: 320th Barrage Balloon Battalion People of D-Day: 320th Barrage Balloon Battalion
    Feb. 25, 2019 - The 320th Barrage Balloon Battalion was the only unit of African American soldiers to land on Omaha Beach on D-Day. These brave men were unknown to history until 2015 when their story was told by Linda Hervieux, author of Forgotten: The Untold Story of D-Day's Black Heroes, At Home and At War.
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  • Jan. 27: International Holocaust Remembrance Day Jan. 27: International Holocaust Remembrance Day
    Jan. 27, 2019 - On this day 74 years ago, the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland was liberated by the Soviet Union, an Allied country. In spring 1945, British soldiers liberated the Bergen-Belsen camp in northern Germany. And United States soldiers liberated Dachau, the first camp Nazi Germany opened in 1933 in southern Germany.
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  • People of D-Day: 320th Barrage Balloon Battalion People of D-Day: 320th Barrage Balloon Battalion
    Feb. 25, 2019 - The 320th Barrage Balloon Battalion was the only unit of African American soldiers to land on Omaha Beach on D-Day.
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  • Jan. 27: International Holocaust Remembrance Day Jan. 27: International Holocaust Remembrance Day
    Jan. 27, 2019 - On this day 74 years ago, the Soviet Union liberated the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland. In spring 1945, British soldiers liberated the Bergen-Belsen camp in northern Germany. And United States soldiers liberated Dachau, the first camp Nazi Germany opened in 1933 in southern Germany. The Soviet Union, Britain and the United States were Allies.
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