what is science?
Science is an intellectual activity carried on by humans that is designed to discover information about the natural world in
which humans live and to discover the ways in which this information can be organized into meaningful patterns.
what are the importance of science?
- artificialsatellites, television, computers, robbots, aeroplanesect.are all the gifts of science
- Time and distance have been overpowered by science. We can reach distant places in a few hours. Even our domestic life has been changed by science, now we cook our food on gas stoves
- In medical field also science has brought many changes. X ray machines and other gadgets help the doctors in revealing the inner portion of the body
- Electricity is now used in place
of coal; new dams are being built to control the flood water. Chemicals
are being used in fields. It can convert a desert into a fertile land.
But science has also produced deadly weapons for mankind and therefore
there is always fear of world war. On the whole science has been beneficial to mankind
what are the good and bad effects of science?
Let us discuss the good effects first:1)Hybrid seeds are providing us
good yields of crops and other agricultural products.Use of insecticides
and pesticides have revolutionised agriculture.2)Discovery of
electricity which has helped to lighten our homes and other
establishments.3)Invention of electronic items like
television,radio,transistor,calculator,m... of aeroplane has helped
travelling much faster.5) In the field of medicine and surgery various
advances and discoveries has helped to cure otherwise dreadful and
incurable diseases like tuberculosis,plague,malaria,cholera,typh...
There are many such discoveries and inventions has made our lives more luxurious and comfortable.
Now the bad effects:1)Pollution,global warming,disappearance of the
beauty of nature.2)Congestion of population.3)Accidents are a frequent
occurences nowadays.4)Nuclear and atom bombs have destroyed lakhs of
lives.5)Bad effects of medicines.5)In the wars weapons are used which
has effected our relationships with other human beings.
Apart from these there are many such things good as well as bad.