Make sure the slide show and the video work in your classroom, and make copies of the quiz.

Teacher's Guide (for download)

Teacher’s guide

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? 

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


Show the slides (15 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 & Speaker's Manuscript

Work with the quiz (10 min)

Let your students work individually with the questions and then show the key to the answers.

Quiz & quiz key

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