Science is defined by, ' the intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and the natural world through observation and experiment.' Additionally, science is one of the four core curricula of primary education.
Science is widely considered to be the most critical study of education. Science is what makes our world's modern technologies available, allowing people of today to live a life of convenience, a life of awareness and has increased our life expectancy exponentially. Science provides medical services to people like never before, treating illnesses and diseases that were once incurable. In addition, the study of science in today's education is what makes all of today's life advancements possible.
The importance of science is undeniable. The only thing that separates our life today, from that of the dark ages, is, in fact, the studies of science. For this reason, it is our responsibility as a parent, educator or academic authority to stress the importance of science to our youth.