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This is the official website of The Nobel Prizes which, as designated in the will of Alfred Nobel, are awarded each year in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, and peace. On this website, you can learn all about the prizes that have been awarded since 1901, as well as the criteria and nomination process that are used to select the winners.

For Educators

This resource can be used to learn about the Prizes and past winners. It is a helpful resource for teachers who want to highlight the announcements of the prizes each year as these are broadcast live on the Web and also housed in the video archives. These rich video archives also contain interviews with past winners in which they discuss the impact and significance of the work for which they have been awarded the prize. Videos of past ceremonies and Nobel Lectures are also available for download. Also very useful for classrooms are the resources found in the educational section of the site. These resources include the following science-based, interactive games that focus on helping students understand some of the basic science behind some of the greatest modern scientific achievements:

  • The Blood Typing Game
  • The Laser Challenge Game
  • The DNA - the Double Helix Game
  • The Pavlov's Dog Game
  • The Diabetic Dog Game
  • The Electrocardiogram Game
  • The Immune System Game
  • The Control of the Cell Cycle Game
  • The Split Brain Experiments Game

Careers in Sports and Exercise Science
6-12 | Website
The Macaque Genome: An Interactive Poster
9-12 | Interactive
Science Buddies
3-12 | Website

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