NQ Higher Chemistry
The Higher Chemistry course builds upon prior learning and covers key areas of organic, physical, inorganic and analytical chemistry. The ‘Researching Chemistry’ unit provides learners with the opportunity to develop and apply their literacy, numeracy, communication and scientific investigative skills within a topical, scientific context.
Find out about the design and key changes in the new Higher Chemistry course. Browse through the new resources in a variety of formats.
Study the key principles of organic chemistry through the context of a range of everyday consumer goods.
Develop the essential skills for carrying out investigative scientific research in chemistry, and then apply these in the context of a topic chemistry investigation.
Learn about fundamental aspects of chemistry including trends in the periodic table, structure and bonding and redox chemistry.
Find out how the chemical industry applies key physical chemistry principles in order to turn research ideas into profitable products, without harming the environment.
|SQA Documents:||Web link|
|Course Assessment Specification||http://bit.ly/1kBxHS1|
|Course and Unit support notes (the original document which has been modified in the succeeding pages)||http://bit.ly/1lHPsPx|
|Assessment overview published June 2013||http://bit.ly/NmYzsV|
|Specimen Examination paper and marking scheme||http://bit.ly/1qLinG9|
|Education Scotland learning materials:||http://bit.ly/1kByEtG|
|Audio interviews about the changes to Higher Chemistry||http://bit.ly/1mczct0|
|All Education Scotland materials (linked in this document for each relevant content) in the one place.||http://bit.ly/1g2tpUq|
|Researching chemistry Unit support materials:||http://bit.ly/1kByEtG|
|Video, presentations and notes on key skills||http://bit.ly/1kByL8t|
|Topical investigations on alcohols and antioxidants||http://bit.ly/1nxslvJ|