This is a step-by-step timetable for the Nobel Prize Lesson about all the 2018 Nobel Prizes.
This lesson package consists of four parts: one short video, a slide show with a speaker’s manuscript for the teacher, a quiz, and this teacher’s guide. The lesson is designed to take 45 minutes.
Teacher’s Guide (PDF file 97K)
Make sure the slide show and the videos work in your classroom, and make copies of the quiz.
Warm-up (5 minutes)
Ask your students the following questions.
- What is the Nobel Prize?
- Why is it called the Nobel Prize?
- Are you familiar with any Nobel Laureate?
Show the video about Alfred Nobel and the Nobel Prize (5 minutes)
Show the slides (20 min)
Show the slides, using the speaker’s manuscript. Let your students ask questions. You are welcome to note questions or unclear points that you cannot personally answer and work more with these at a later time.
Slideshow (PDF 4 MB)
Speaker’s Manuscript (PDF 700 KB)
Work with the quiz (10 min)
Let your students work with the questions and then show the right answers.
Quiz (PDF 50 KB)
Key – the right answers to the questions (PDF 50 KB)
Digital version of the quiz
Conclusion (5 min)
Summarise what you and the class have understood, and what you have not understood. You can work with the latter on another occasion.
Links for further information
The website of the Nobel Prize
The website of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences