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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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RAGBRAI
Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa - bicyclists ride from the Missouri River to the Mississippi River across Iowa in one week! (sponsored by the Des Moines Register)

Raoul Wallenberg Foundation
The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation

Recipes for Healthy Hearts
Recipes for healthy hearts by the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Reef Environmental Education Foundation
Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF)

Restore the Gulf
Restore the Gulf - a recovery effort for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Rhode Island
official website of the state of Rhode Island; Providence (capital)

Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, California

Riding Through History - RAGBRAI
Riding Through History, an exhibit on RAGBRAI at the Iowa State Historical Museum; RAGBRAI is a bicycle ride across the state of Iowa form the Missouri River to the Mississippi River

Ringling
The Ringling, an art and historical museum in Sarasota, Florida

Ringling Center for Elephant Conservation
Ringling Bros. Center for Elephant Conservation in Sarasota, Florida; largest herd of Asian elephants in the Western Hemisphere;

Robert Gould Shaw Memorial
Robert Gould Shaw Memorial on the Boston Common honors the Union Army leader of the Massachusetts 54th Regiment, the first all-black regiment in the US Army during the Civil War

Rocket Boys Festival
Rocket Boys Festival, held annually in West Virginia near Coalwood to honor the Rocket Boys, Homer Hickam and his high school friends who built and launched rockets; Homer wrote a book - Rocket Boys - that was made into a popular movie - October Sky

Rocket Contest
Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) - Rocket contest for high school students sponsored by the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA)

Rockwell Museum
The Rockwell Museum - art museum in downtown Corning, New York located in the Old City Hall building

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, California

Roosevelt (FDR) Day-by-Day log
primary source log of FDR's daily activities during his four terms in office from 1933 to his death on April 12, 1945 (FDR Presidential Library and Museum)

Roosevelt: Day of Infamy speech (primary source doc)
President Franklin D. Roosevelt's address to Congress on Dec. 8, 1941 following the Pearl Harbor attack on Dec. 7 - Day of Infamy speech

Rosa Parks - Library of Congress
Rosa Parks, mother of the civil rights movement: learning materials from the Library of Congress

Roscosmos
Roscosmos - the Russian Federal Space Agancy

Rose Center for Earth and Space
Rose Center for Earth and Space (Hayden Planetarium) by the American Museum of Natural History in New York City

Rosie The Riveter Association
American Rosie The Riveter Association

Rosie the Riveter Trust
Rosie the Riveter Trust

Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park
Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park - National Park Service (NPS), established in 2000

Rotary International
Rotary International, a service organization of business people

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center

   
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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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