How Does the Nobel Peace Prize Work?

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What do Juan Manuel Santos Calderon, the Tunisian Nation Dialogue Quartet, Barrack Obama, Bertha Von Suttner, and Malala Yousafzai all have in common? Each of these remarkable individuals is the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. But just who decides which individual or individuals should be so honored? Viewers gain insight into the nominating process, the standards, and the specifications used to determine each year's winner(s).

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Instructional Ideas

  • Flip the lesson having class members view the video, complete the comprehension check, and research some of the links out of class before returning for a full class discussion
  • In early October have class members create their own short list of nominees and compare their list to the winner announced by the Nobel prize committee
Classroom Considerations

  • To replay the video, tap the arrow on the right-side of the screen
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  • The resource includes the video, a comprehension check, links to related articles, and discussion questions
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