To make students develop positive attitude towards Science and Technology lesson, information about the nature of Science and Technology lesson should be provided first.
Science is a systematic way of understanding the world that we live in. It is restricted to data-based explanations based upon observation and experience. Thus, explanations which can not be grounded to experimental proof and scientific theory are not the parts of science.
Science is an overall process which can be defined individually in different ways.
Briefly science is;
There is a close relationship between science and technology. Both use each other’s products and a change which occurs in one causes improvement in another. Science and technology are creative activities which take long term place in each culture. While the aim of science is to understand and describe the universe, the aim of technology is to meet needs of people find solutions for improving life conditions. There are always lots of possible solutions and inevitable needs, aims and restrictions in technology. Thus, the main concern in technology is to develop the most appropriate solutions which pay regard to balance between cost and profit in terms of society, economy and environment.
The aim is to;