In Science, students explore how both the natural physical world and science itself work so that they can participate as critical, informed, and responsible citizens in a society in which science plays a significant role.
- Students need to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes that enable them to problem solve and make decisions from a scientific perspective taking into account social and ethical considerations.
Through our teaching and learning programmes our students should understand the nature of science by:
- Developing an understanding of the world based on scientific theories
- Developing knowledge of fair testing and scientific investigation processes
- Understanding the implications of science as it relates to their own lives and cultures and the sustainability of the environment
Understanding science through the following contexts (strands):