Welcome to the NQ Higher Sciences website

Our refreshed website contains downloadable learning and teaching resources, case studies, animations and videos for the Curriculum for Excellence National Qualifications (NQs), including National 1 to 5, Higher and Advanced Higher.


Resources for relevant and contemporary areas of biology, including investigating the applications of biology in society and the environment.

Environmental Science

Find resources for the newly introduced Environmental Science qualification to develop learners' problem solving, investigative and experimental skills in a range of contexts.


Resources to give learners an insight into the underlying nature of our world and its place in the universe, from the sources of the energy we use to the exploraton of space.


Browse resources exploring chemistry's impact on the environment and society, including the chemistry of the Earth's resource, the chemistry of everyday products and environmental analysis.

Human Biology

Find downloadable PowerPoints, investigations and learner materials to support learning and teaching of the Higher Human Biology qualification.


Resources to support National 2 Science in the Environment and National 3 and 4 Science, which support learning about the Earth's resources, human health and applications of science.

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