Importance of Science and Technology

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A very good morning and One Malaysia greetings to the principal of Sultan Ismail Secondary School, Johor Bahru, Madam Hajah Halimah Binti Ali, Senior Assistant of Administration, Madam Hajah Nor Aisah Binti Ramlan, Senior Assistant of Student Affairs, Mr. Ahmad Shakir Bin Jaafar, Senior Assistant of Cocuriculum, Mr. Rosle Bin Baharom, Form 6 Supervisor, Madam Khalthom Binti Ahmad, Head of the Language Department, Ms. Sheela Sher Habib, Head of the Science and Mathematics Department, Madam Hanizah Binti Mahfoz, Head of the Technical and Vocational Department, Mr. Beh Chye Pin, Head of the Social Science Department, Madam Yang Chee Wah, senior teachers, excellent, beloved, caring, loving, dedicated and committed teachers, prefects, class monitors and to my fellow friends. First and foremost, I would like to express my special thanks to Science and Mathematics Club of Sultan Ismail Secondary School, Johor Bahru for selecting me to give a speech today as it is an once in a life time opportunity and also a golden opportunity. The main purpose of me standing here right in front of all of you is to give a talk regarding an interesting, important, popular and fun topic which is “THE IMPORTANCE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN OUR LIVES”. Ladies and gentlemen,

In the first place, when I say the word “Science” and “Technology”, what comes to mind? I am extremely sure that most of you must be thinking about the subject that you are studing now; Science. Before I go on, I request that you get your heads out of the clouds and think about it on a smaller scale. Let me explain briefly one by one what is actually meant by “Science” and “Technology”. Based on the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, “Science” is defined as the knowledge about the structure and behaviour of the natural and physical world, based on facts that you can prove, for example by experience. Science can also be defined as a system for organizing the knowledge about a particular subject, especially one...
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