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

Nobel Prize Lessons – Medicine Prize 2020

The fight against one of our greatest global health problems – blood-borne hepatitis

 

 


Teacher’s guide

A Swedish version of the lesson is available at nobelprizemuseum.se

This is a step-by-step timetable for the Nobel Prize Lesson – a ready to use lesson on the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. The lesson is designed to take 45 minutes.

Teacher’s Guide (PDF 60K)

1. Warm-up (5 min)
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?

2. Show the video about Alfred Nobel and the Nobel Prize (5 min)

 

3. Slideshow (15 min)
Show the slides, using the speaker’s manuscript.

Slideshow (PDF 2 MB)

Speaker’s Manuscript (PDF 300 Kb)

4. Show the interview with an expert in the field  (2 min)

5. Student worksheet (10-15 min)
Let your students work individually with the questions and then discuss their answers with a classmate.

Student Worksheet (PDF 80 Kb)

6. 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
Press release for the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet

 

 

 

To cite this section
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