2: The relationship between science and technology
Through reading this chapter you will gain: • an understanding of the significance of science and technology as a
part of national culture
• an understanding of the different ways in which the relationship between science and technology can be viewed
• ideas about how these different views relate to approaches to teaching science and design and technology
• insights into the way that children can be made aware of the nature of science and technology and the implications of this for their lives.