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Nobel Prize Lessons

Nobel Prize Lessons are reliable and so easy to use, that a teacher can look through the manual, watch the slides, print the texts for students and then start the class.

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From genetic editing to combatting world hunger. An unmistakable poetic voice to black holes. New treatments for hepatitis C to the quest for the perfect auction. Now you can bring the discoveries and achievements made by the 2020 Nobel Laureates into the classroom.

The lessons are free and so easy to use that a teacher can look through the manual, watch the slides, print the texts for students and then start the class.

Nobel Medal

The Nobel Prize Medal

Photo: Alexander Mahmoud

An introduction to human rights and its history. This lesson also give students an understanding of the state of human rights in different parts of the world.

Martin Luther King’s life and work are a fascinating part of an important stage of 20th-century history. His ideas extend far beyond his own time and the society in which he lived. Discrimination and conflicts because of skin color or ethnicity manifest themselves in a variety of contexts in our own world. Six short videos are included in this lesson.


This new Nobel Prize Lesson is now available and ready to use in the classroom.

Martin Luther King Jr. marching in Selma

Martin Luther King Jr. marching past Browns Chapel in Selma, Alabama.

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A complete lesson package about the Nobel Prize and sustainable development. The Nobel Prize helps draw attention to many research contributions and peace efforts that have affected human living conditions. Although our living conditions look better today in many ways, humanity faces major challenges.

Girl in a tomato green house

Photo: Alexander Mahmoud

Here is a digital resource to encourage the next generation of women into science. The remarkable scientists represented in this experience are each as unique as her contribution to scientific knowledge, but all possess common traits: creativity, vision, passion and – perhaps most importantly – persistence.

Women who changed science

Ready to use lesssons on all the 2019 Nobel Prizes, which are about how cells adapt to oxygen availability, universe and its history, developing the world's most powerful battery, the authors Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke, the work by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali, and research that helps us fight global poverty.

All the 2019 Nobel Prizes

Ready to use lessons on all the 2018 Nobel Prizes, which are about laser technology, production of new enzymes and antibodies, cancer treatment, combating war crimes and integrating nature and knowledge into economics.

Ready to use lessons on all the 2017 Nobel Prizes, which are about gravitational waves, super-microscopes, circadian rhytm, ”feelings, secrets and memories”, struggle against nuclear weapons and irrational decisions.

Nobel Prize Lessons 2017

Educational games

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