Celebrating science

Khadija Hussain Year 7

What is science? Is it learning about the parts of a plant? Or is it observing the chemical reaction between sulphur and iron? Science isn’t just memorizing the properties of metals, science is in our daily lives, and it’s all around us. From eating an ice –cream cone to skateboarding. In other words, science is one of the most important channels of knowledge. It has a specific role, as well as a variety of functions for the benefit of our society: creating new knowledge, improving education, and increasing the quality of our lives.  But why should it be celebrated? Firstly, science helps our understanding of the world around us. Everything we know about the universe, from how trees reproduce to what an atom is made up of, is the result of scientific research and experiment. Human progress throughout history has largely rested on advances in science. We wouldn’t be where we are today if it weren’t for science. So let’s celebrate the advance of the human race and the reason for it: SCIENCE !!!!

How does science change our daily lives? Well, scientific knowledge can improve the quality of life at many different levels—from the routine workings of our everyday lives to global issues. Science informs public policy and personal decisions on energy, conservation, agriculture, health, transportation, communication, defense, economics, leisure, and exploration.  Science also helps in medical progress, such as finding the cure for cancer, or the vaccine for the ongoing pandemic – covid19.

So next time you complain for a surprise physics quiz, remember it’s the reason you’re able to ride a bike, or even skateboard!