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SQA News 26 January 2023

New HN Understanding Standards materials — Experimental Procedures: Science (HN8D 46)

We recently published new guidance material to assist teachers and lecturers delivering the Experimental Procedures: Science (HN8D 46) unit. The standards set out within the guidance may also be applied to the following units:

Access the material

This new material will help you to strengthen your own understanding of the national standards required in assessments, so you can feel more confident about preparing your learners.

You can access the material from the Environmental Procedures: Science page of our Understanding Standards website.

Please note that Higher National guidance materials on the Understanding Standards website are password-protected. Information on how to access password-protected areas of the site is available on the Higher National Qualifications web page.

If you have any queries, please complete the Understanding Standards online contact form or email

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