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