Science and Technology

Cool Science for Curious Kids
Targeted at elementary school students, this site features science projects from some of the best museums in the country, adapted for the Web.

Great website for kids hosted by NASA.

How Stuff Works
From cars to cameras, electronics to the entertainment industry, use this site to find out how stuff works.

Science Center of Iowa
Explore the sciences at Des Moines' science center: find out about their programs, exhibits, planetarium, schedules, and more.

Scientific American
Ask a question or read the experts' answers to other people's questions about computers, chemistry, astronomy, physics, medicine, the environment, and other areas of science.

The Why Files
Explores the science behind the news by providing in-depth but accessible articles about science and how it affects everyday life. "The Why Files in Education" classifies the stories according to science education standards.