Maths and Science through the Arts and Culture Curriculum

For science to have meaning for young learners, you need to set it in a context that learners know and care about.  For the young scientist investigations begins with play and returns to play again and again. Discovering how the world we live in works is a natural delight for young children. In exploring, experimenting and investigating the world around them they are embarking on a life long journey that involves scientific learning and stimulates their natural curiosity. 
The science laboratory of a young child, includes

  • the classroom;
  • the child’s home;
  • the outdoor environment; and
  • the heritage of their ancestors through stories and art