Science education activities provide children with opportunities to develop and practice many different skills and attributes, these include communication skills, collaborative skills, team work, organization, focus and perseverance, as well as analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skills, and it even allows them to form their own opinions based on observation. 

What is science for a child?
Science is a system of observations and experiments used to gain knowledge about how the universe works. Observations describe how and why things happen the way they do. Experiments are investigations used to explain how the world works.
Science generates solutions for everyday life and helps us to answer the great mysteries of the universe. In other words, science is one of the most important channels of knowledge.