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National 5

National 5 course Information (updated May 2017)

National 5 Biology pupil and Parent info 2017


National 5 E-textbook

Click on the following link to access a free online textbook which supports the National 5 curriculum.



BBC Bitesize

Click on the following link to access the Nat 5 section of BBC Bitesize



Oronsay Revision Site

Click on the following link to access the Oronsay revision website



Problem Solving Support Booklet

For additional support with problem solving skills such as percentage, ratio and average click on the following link

Problem Solving Elgin Academy


National 5 Biology Past Paper Booklet

Education Scotland and SQA have identified questions from Standard Grade Credit and Intermediate 2 papers from the last three years and matched them to Key Areas in the N5 Biology Curriculum. These unit by unit assessments can be accessed by clicking on this link.


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Cell Biology

Click on files in blue to access documents. Learning Intentions Learning Intentions   Problem Solving Practice Problem Solving Cells   Summary Cells Summary   Homework 1. Cell Structure Homework 2. Bacteria and Fungus – Homework 3. Osmosis Homework 4. Cell Division Homework   5. DNA and Proteins 6. Genetic Engineering 7. Glossary of Terms – …

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Life on Earth

Click on files highlighted in blue to open documents. Problem Solving Problem Solving Practice Life on Earth   Summary LoE Summary 2017 Apparatus and Techniques summary 2017 Homework Eco-footprint- click on the image to get a larger version (then zoom in) We take for granted that our local environment can interact with the rest of the …

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Multicellular Organisms

Learning Intentions Learning Intentions   Summary National 5 Multicellular summary   Problem Solving Practice Problem Solving Practice Multicellular Organismsaug131   Homework Homework-Case Study – Stem cell treatment for ms sufferers Homework-Stem cells whats missing (Revision) Brain and Nervous system homework Hormones Homework Reproduction Homework Monohybrid Cross Homework Plant Transport homework Circulation Homework 1 Circulation Homework …

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Prelims start on Monday 15th January 2018 and finish on Friday 2nd February 2018