The main functions of science?

Cognitive – cognition of the surrounding world.
Forecast of the development of nature and social processes.
Contributes to the formation of a worldview.
The production function is a social force.

Remember: The process of learning a person lasts a lifetime. The value of the same knowledge for different people may be different, it is determined by their individual characteristics and needs. Therefore, knowledge is always needed at any age and position.