The pupils shall experience natural science as a practical and exploratory subject. Through perceiving, having a sense of wonder, exploring and experiencing the pupils shall understand the world around them in a natural-science perspective. Through practical work and making their own models to solve challenges in this field, the pupils can develop their ability to be inventive and innovative, and develop their understanding of natural-science theory. The natural-science disciplines have specific terminologies and ways of explaining phenomena and events. This core element describes the forms of expression, methods and approaches in the subject. Working with the core element of natural-science practices and approaches shall be combined with work linked to the other core elements.