Science and Technology develops students’ skills in thinking, investigating and problem-solving. It gives them knowledge and skills in scientific investigation, design and applied technology. This subject builds on the curiosity children have about their natural and built environments.
Science and Technology are integral parts of the modern world. Dramatic and rapid change in these areas is a basic fact of life for all students. For personal, social, environmental and economic reasons, young people must be well equipped to be active participants in our scientific and technological society.
The children will be involved in hands-on experiments that incorporate the learning processes of investigation, designing and making. Science and Technology encompasses investigations within the following content strands:
- Built Environments
- Information and Communications
- Living Things
- Physical Phenomena
- Products and Services
- Earth and its Surroundings