The Intermediate 1 qualification in Chemistry provides learners with the opportunity to see the physical and natural environments through the eyes of chemistry.
It develops knowledge of chemical facts, theories and symbols, while giving learners skills in solving chemical problems, and performing chemical techniques and investigations. Through practical work, learners will develop the ability to record measurements and observations, analyse experimental information, draw conclusions, and evaluate procedures with supporting argument.
The course encourages learners to be open-minded and recognise alternative points of view. They will learn that they can take decisions which affect people and their environment.
The Intermediate 1 Chemistry Course is at SCQF level 4.
For more information on SCQF levels and how Intermediate 1 fits in to the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework, visit our SCQF section.
The Data Booklet has been adapted for use in digital format.
There has been no change to the content of the booklet.
Bookmarks and links from contents pages have been added (please note that where a section goes over one page, a link from the contents page has not been added to avoid a candidate taking a link to a single page and missing additional pages).
Additionally landscape pages have been re-orientated in line with the orientation of the majority of pages. Candidates may wish to enlarge the screen view of such landscape pages.
These changes are only visible in the electronic view and will not affect the printed version.
This binder draws together appropriate information on assessment from the Arrangements documents, National Assessment Bank materials and update letters for National Qualifications in the Sciences. It is intended to provide an easy access point for information on assessment and it is envisaged that it will be particularly useful to faculty heads, newly qualified teachers (NQTs) and teachers presenting more than one Science. It is an additional resource to be used in conjunction with SQA Arrangements documents and National Assessment Bank materials (NABs).
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