National 5 SQA Study Guides from Bright Red

BrightRED Study Guides for National 5 help you develop and apply invaluable knowledge and skills for your SQA exams. National 5 courses are made up of a number of Units and a Course Assessment. The Course Assessment consists of a question paper exam and/or coursework such as assignments, portfolios and practical activities. Our National 5 Study Guides cover each of the mandatory units and also include an extensive Glossary of key terms.

These full-colour books cover all content in an easy-to-learn format and are packed with BrightRED features including Don't Forget text boxes for key points  and Things To Do And Think About questions and exercises. Every National 5 Study Guide is also fully supported with lots of free online links, tests and activities at the award-winning BrightRED Digital Zone.

BrightRED Study Guide


Robert West, Shona Scheuerl and Shona Wallace

New edition of our popular National 5 Chemistry Study Guide. Completely updated to reflect the latest 2017 SQA course changes.


ISBN: 978-1-906736-95-8, 128pp

This Study Guide has been completely revised to reflect the 2017 SQA course changes. The National 5 Chemistry course allows you to develop a wide range of life and scientific skills that will equip you for a future of changing challenges. The structure of this National 5 Study Guide from Bright Red Publishing provides opportunities to extend your chemistry-focused skills while helping you develop an understanding of chemistry's role in the scientific issues that affect society.

At the end of the course you will be assessed externally by two components: the Question Paper and the Assignment. You will also be assessed internally by your teachers. The aim of this book is to help you achieve success in your assessments by proving consise coverage of all key areas of the course. Extra material, tests and videos on free the BrightRED Digital Zone will further boost your revision so make sure to register your details there.


  • Chemical Changes and Structure
  • Nature's Chemistry
  • Chemistry in Society
  • Skills
  • Glossary

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