Even before you enter the science learning or opting for science stream, question yourself, if you have the aptitude for science or no. If yes, go ahead. If not do not dupe yourself and do not go to choose these subjects. Enjoy your freedom to choose your desired subjects. As a student, that is your first freedom to enjoy your student life.
At higher secondary levels, you should focus more on your specialization. At least in one area you should be confident to do a project, with hypothesis, experiments, observation, testing, suggestions and recommendations. For example, you should know what is sun light, why is it essential, what is disturbing the ozone layer, what are its, effects, how to protect the ozone layer and so on. There are many such areas, take up any one or more areas and explore your capabilities.
You should look around yourself! When you study anything in your science syllabus, try and relate around your living surroundings. What is deforestation, why should we turn towards, reforestation? These aspects will first initiate a perfect social responsibility and allow every student to protect and safe guard the nature and its resources. There are many science topics and areas. Try and relate, it is easy to understand the subject very easily. Do not approach your science as a strange concept. Accept that science is a part of your living environs.
It is important to dissect a frog and find out what are the parts of a frogs body. At the same time, how can I relate this dissection on frog and resolve at least few problems should be your focus. It is very important to find out how smoking can get injurious to health. As a student, it is important to understand the consequences of having unhealthy relations or having any wrong sexual relations. These are only few areas in science; you can take up any science topics and explore your ideas.
How an unhygienic food or fast food consumption can adversely affect your healthy body. This will help you to develop proper eating habits and discourage you from road side eateries. Leading into your future, you can become an efficient entrepreneur in food and hospitality industry.
At this secondary level science learning, generate your interest and learn the most important aspects which are a prerequisite for a healthy and hygienic living in the society. Always remember, that you opted to study science and it is not forced on you. Here you should definitely remember that the society does not need only scientists, research scholars, or only professionals, it also needs normal people with scientific temperament to do their bit to the society. Sometimes, too much knowledge will not allow us to focus on certain areas. It is important to take a problem passionately and go to the end of finding a solution. So do not be with a mindset that I should know everything. Instead feel whatever little or more I know, I can use my science for my skill development and in turn for my livelihood.
As a student at the higher secondary level, always aspire to specialize in skill development. This should allow you to take a project or work for an NGO to safe guard the interests of the society. This kind of education will surely allow you as a student to concentrate on talents and skills rather than on just a degree. This kind of education will discourage the feeling that one needs to have a degree to become employable. As a student at the higher secondary level, get equipped with sufficient skills and talents to say that you are capable of helping the society along with securing a suitable job.