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The Great Backyard Bird Count encourages bird watchers to spend a few minutes identifying and counting birds in their backyards (or schoolyards). The data is used by scientists to do things like designate new protected habitats.

Filibustery is a multimedia project designed to make the filibuster process more understandable.

See volcanoes, massive snowstorms, artificial islands, and more, courtesy of the NASA Earth Observatory.

Test Anxiety Tips can help students formulate their own strategies for stress-free test taking.

Science of Cooking from Exploratorium contains a collection of recipes, activities, and webcasts about the science behind cooking.

ZooBurst lets you build virtual pop-up books online. Through a simple WYSIWYG interface, you can upload images and enter text to tell a story.

Teacher Zone Math Videos bills itself as the most comprehensive library of math video lessons on the planet. Teacher Zone has videos for grades 3 through 8, as well as algebra 1, algebra 2, and geometry, taking advantage of illustrative visual aids to explain mathematical concepts.

Scholastic wants young readers to connect with each other based on their favorite books at their site, You Are What You Read.

Google has partnered with Yad Vashem to further digitize and index its extensive archive of Holocaust photographs and documents.

At History for Music Lovers, popular songs are transformed into history lessons with a humorous twist. Topics like The Black Plague (sung to Gwen Stefani) and the French Revolution (Lady Gaga) are featured in this collection of homemade videos by two Hawaii teachers.