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Science includes experiences and outcomes in biological, chemical, physical and environmental contexts.
The most important goal for science education is to stimulate, nurture and sustain the curiosity, wonder and questioning of children and young people.
Young children have a natural sense of wonder and curiosity and are active and eager learners endeavouring to make sense of the world.
They develop ideas through play, investigation, first-hand experience and discussion.
As they grow older children ask searching questions based on their everyday observations and experiences of living things, the environment and the materials, objects and devices they interact with.
Young people are fascinated by new discoveries and technologies and become increasingly aware of, and passionate about, the impact of science on their own health and wellbeing, the health of society and of the environment.
Learning through the sciences enables children and young people to: