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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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Pac 12 Conference
Pac 12 Conference - 12 member schools

Pacific Marine Mammal Center
Pacific Marine Mammal Center in California -

Paleontology Museum - Univ. of Michigan
University of Michigan Museum of Paleontology

Paralympic Games
PeongChang 2018 Paralympic Games

Parkinson Disease
Parkinson Disease (National Institutes of Health, NIH)

Pasteur - Institut
Institut Pasteur - biography of Louis Pasteur

Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office - federal government

Paul Revere House
Paul Revere House: Paul Revere (1734-1818) is famous for his midnight ride on April 18, 1775 from Boston to Lexington at the start of the American Revolution.

Peace Corps
Founding of the Peace Corps through Executive Order No. 10924 by President Kennedy in 1961 (Primary Source Document at the National Archives)

Pearl Harbor
Extensive site on the Pearl Harbor attack of Dec. 7, 1941 including video of FDR's "Day of Infamy" speech (Pearl Harbor Memorials)

Pearl Harbor 75th anniversary
Pearl Harbor 75th anniversary: Dec. 7, 2016

Pennsylvania
official website of the state of Pennsylvania; Harrisburg (capital)

Pentagon tours
Pentagon tours (Dept. of Defense)

Periodic Table of Elements by the Los Alamos National Lab
Periodic Table of Elements by Los Alamos National Lab - New Mexico

Petrified Forest National Park
Petrified Forest National Park - Arizona (National Park Service, NPS)

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia Museum of Art

Phipps Conservatory
Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh

Pi Day
Pi Day - March 14 to celebrate the mathematical constant of 3.14159......

Pilchuck Glass School
Pilchuck Glass School in Stanwood, Washington, co-founded by Dale Chihuly, master glass artist

Play, Clean, Go
Play, Clean, Go - how to prevent the spread of invasive species by the Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources

Plessy and Ferguson Foundation
Descendants of Homer Plessy and John Ferguson, opponents in the Plessy vs. Ferguson Supreme Court case in 1896 have formed a foundation together to teach the history of the Civil Rights movement

Plessy vs. Ferguson (primary source doc)
Plessy vs. Ferguson, an 1896 Supreme Court case that allowed for "equal but separate accommodations for the white and colored races"

Poetry Foundation
Poetry Foundation, based in Chicago

Polar Bears International
Polar Bears International - Montana

Pollinators
a section within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)site explaining pollinators

Population by state - 2010 U.S.. Census
population by state - 2010 U.S. Census

Port of South Louisiana
Port of South Louisiana - largest port (by tonnage) in the western hemisphere

Pritzker Military Museum and Library
Pritzker Military Museum and Library - Chicago, Illinois

Pro Football Hall of Fame
Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio

Project SNOWstorm
Project SNOWstorm - study of Snowy Owl winter migration south from the Arctic to the United States

Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
PBS - Public Broadcasting Service

Pulitzer Prizes
The Pulitzer Prizes - named for Joseph Pulitzer (1847-1911)

   
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  • Remembering the people of D-Day as 75th anniversary nears Remembering the people of D-Day as 75th anniversary nears
    Jan. 11, 2019 - For the upcoming 75th anniversary of D-Day (June 6, 2019), Student News Net will be posting a series of stories honoring the people of D-Day. Fred Bahlau was a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne. He "dropped" behind enemy lines on D-Day.
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  • Rare 1943 copper penny could bring $200,000 Rare 1943 copper penny could bring $200,000
    Jan. 9, 2019 - In 1942 and 1943, copper was needed to make war materials. World War II was raging so millions of pennies, called steelies, were made by coating steel with zinc. But a small number of copper pennies were made in error. In 1947, Don Lutes, Jr., a sixteen year old student in Massachusetts, received one. It was in his change after purchasing lunch at his high school cafeteria. That coin will go up for auction Thursday by Heritage Auctions. It could fetch more than $200,000.
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  • Remembering the people of D-Day as 75th anniversary nears Remembering the people of D-Day as 75th anniversary nears
    Jan. 11, 2019 - The 75th anniversary of D-Day is June 6, 2019. Student News Net will be posting a series of stories honoring people of D-Day. Fred Bahlau was a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne. He "dropped" behind enemy lines on D-Day.
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  • Rare 1943 copper penny could bring $200,000 Rare 1943 copper penny could bring $200,000
    Jan. 9, 2019 - In 1942 and 1943, copper was needed to make war materials. World War II (1939-1945) was raging. In the United States, millions of pennies were made by coating steel with zinc. The pennies were called steelies. A small number of copper pennies were made in error. In 1947, Don Lutes, Jr., a sixteen year old student in Massachusetts, received one. It was in his change after purchasing lunch at his high school cafeteria. That coin will go up for auction Thursday by Heritage Auctions. It could fetch more than $200,000.
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