Science is an integral part of modern culture. It stretches the imagination and creativity of young people. Its challenges are quite enormous.'

Science attempts to explain the world in which we live. It provides technologies that have had a great impact on our society and the environment.

Scientists try to explain phenomena, for example, using hypotheses and models, and to solve problems using evidence.

You are introduced to how to channel and use your knowledge and understanding into solving problems.

We encourage you to appreciate that the study of science should fire curiosity about phenomena in the world around you and to offer opportunities to find explanations.

You need to understand scientific thinking, applications and implications of science and to begin to explain phenomena.