A sound grounding in Science strengthens many of the skills that people use everyday like solving problems creativity, thinking critically, working cooperatively, using technology effectively and valuing lifelong learning. The learning of Science helps to perform vocational, cultural, moral, intellectual and social functions.
Natural Science forms the basis for applied Science subjects and focus on the study of the Universe and rules of Nature.
The aims and objectives of teaching Science were recast giving due emphasis to the product, process and National goals. The National goals of Natural Science includes Scientific literacy, population control, increase in food production, eradication of diseases, better nutrition, improvement of livestock and development of fisheries, conservation of natural resources, raising the standard of living and to effect social change.