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Students at Rinkebyskolan

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Educational resources

On this page you’ll find educational resources including animated games and easy to use Nobel Prize lessons for teachers to use in the classroom. Teachers and students are especially important to us. Many Nobel Prize laureates testify that a certain teacher challenged or encouraged them, and that the experience has been crucial to the choices they made in life. Through our educational efforts we want to assure many more student experience the feeling of a genuine aha-moment.

Some of our animated educational games are available to use again. We have been working hard to restore these ever since support for Flash Player was removed and hope even more will be available in the future.

Nobel Prize lessons 2023

A Nobel Prize lesson will be available 4 October, the day after the announcement.
Nobel Medal
This new course will equip students with the tools scientists use to make sense of the world around them. By learning to evaluate evidence and solve problems in the face of uncertainty, young people will be ready to navigate the complex challenges of the 21st century, and feel empowered to make better decisions.

Illustration scientific thinking for all

© Nobel Prize Outreach Ill. Christina Heitmann

Educational Games

These educational games, based on Nobel Prize-awarded achievements, will teach and inspire you while you’re having fun!

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1930
What happens if you get a blood transfusion with the wrong blood type? Play a game where you save patients’ lives and learn about human blood types and blood typing.
The blood typing game
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2001
What happens when a cell dies inside the body and how does the body know when to make new cells? As “Cell Division Supervisor” inside the cell nucleus, your job in this game is to control cell division to make sure each stage of the cell cycle occurs in the correct order.
cell cycle game
Nobel Peace Prize 1901, 1917, 1944 and 1963
In this game, your mission as a camp commander is to run a prisoner of war camp without violating any human rights. You must follow the humanitarian standards outlined in the Third Geneva Convention.
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2003
In this game you are to assist during an MRI investigation and afterwards sort some images. You can earn five magnets out of five if you are good att “memory games” and know the differences between MRI, X-ray and CAT images!
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1904
In this game you can train a dog to drool on command! It’s all about conditioned learning.
Pavlov dog game
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1929
This fast-paced game relies on a keen knowledge of food containing vitamin B1 and good keyboard skills to save lives. You have one minute to feed chickens suffering from beriberi with the correct food to stop them from dying.
Vitamin B1 educational game
Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2001
Chiral molecules can be used to control or speed up different chemical reactions. In this little game you are to decide which objects are chiral and which ones are not!
Chirality game
Step into the shoes of a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and learn about the legacy of Alfred Nobel in this immersive learning experience from the Nobel Peace Center. All Minecraft players can now journey alongside Desmond Tutu, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Jody Williams and Carl von Ossietzky to bring their vision of a more democratic, peaceful world to life.
Minecraft peacebuilders

Read about Nobel Prize awarded achievements

Nobel Prize in Physics 1901
X-rays were discovered in 1895 by Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, who received the first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901. Several important discoveries have been made using X-rays.

Nobel Prize lessons

Easy to use lessons on the 2022 Nobel Prizes

A Nobel Prize lesson on the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, awarded for discoveries concerning the genomes of extinct hominins and human evolution.
Denisova, Neanderthal and H. sapiens

© The Nobel Committe for Physiology or Medicine. Ill. Mattias Karlén

A Nobel Prize lesson on the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics,  awarded for experiments that make it possible to investigate and control particles that are entangled through quantum mechanics.
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2022

© Johan Jarnestad/The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

A Nobel Prize lesson on the 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. The prize is about “click chemistry”, which allows researchers to construct molecules in an effective and systematic way.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2022

© Johan Jarnestad/The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

A Nobel Prize lesson on the 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature, awarded to the French author Annie Ernaux “for the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory”.
Drawing of Annie Ernaux

Annie Ernaux Ill. Niklas Elmehed © Nobel Prize Outreach

A Nobel Prize lesson on the 2022 economic sciences prize, which is about banks, bank regulations and how financial crises should be managed.
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2022

© Johan Jarnestad/The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

This is a ready to use Nobel Prize lesson on all the 2022 Nobel Prizes – about quantum mechanics, click chemistry, human evolution, Annie Ernaux’s writing, fight for human rights and the role of banks in financial crises.
2022 Nobel Prizes

Nobel Prize Lessons are 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.

From receptors for temperature and touch to organocatalysis. A compassionate voice of the effects of colonialism to efforts to safeguard freedom of expression. Understanding complex systems to new insights about the labour market.

Now you can bring the achievements made by the 2021 Nobel Prize laureates into the classroom!

All Nobel Prizes 2021
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.
Martin Luther King Jr. marching in Selma

Pedagogical visualisation about one half of the Nobel Prize in Physics 2019, a 3-minute long video to show in the classroom and an interactive visualisation tool with a teacher’s guide.

The Nobel prize in Physics 2019 - visualisation

Pedagogical visualisation about one half of the Nobel Prize in Physics 2019, a 3-minute long video to show in the classroom and an interactive visualisation tool with a teacher’s guide.

Visualisation about the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics
Alfred Nobel was an inventor, entrepreneur, scientist and businessman who left almost his entire fortune to create a Nobel Prize. Learn more about the prize and some Nobel Prize-rewarded contributions.
Nobel Medal (30)
Ready to use lesssons on all the 2020 Nobel Prizes. 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 2020 Nobel Prizes

Ready to use lesssons on all the 2019 Nobel Prizes. 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.

Here is a 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
The purpose of this lesson is to give students an introduction as well as an in-depth study of the literary genres utopia and dystopia and their history.  You will reach the lesson from here.

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.

Who did what?