Of course science as a profession is much more involved than this, but this is where it starts. For some people it leads them to careers in science. For the rest, it should persist as a curiosity about the world around them that will only be satisfied by the facts. Yes, this will relate most directly to their everyday life, but for the average non-scientist, it would be more than enough to understand even that.
Moreover, science is part of life, and should be. See comments above.