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Alfred Nobel

£7.00
SKU SP56CS40100
Key Stage 2 Special People Year 5 Year 6

Discover the explosive history of Alfred Nobel: inventor of dynamite! As well describing the life and achievements of the Swedish inventor, business man and writer, the included slides include questions for children to consider throughout, including thinking about why Nobel and his work were considered to be controversial by many.

 
#TheCompleteSeries3lessons

As well as opportunities to debate ideas and write at length, this Complete Series for upper Key Stage 2 children includes a practical activity, too – where children will have to work scientifically as they conduct shock resistance tests.

Nobel, a dedicated scientist, felt conflicted about his career developing explosives, and planned for the Nobel prizes to be created after his death. In the third lesson of this Complete Series, children will learn all about the creation of the prizes and the reasons they are awarded.

Each lesson includes a plan, slides, a choice of activities and a range of printable resources.

#Lesson1HisEarlyLife

Find out all about the great inventor's early life, his studies with the inventor of the extremely volatile nitroglycerine, and his life's work developing better, safer explosives and rockets. After that, it's over to your class, who may either write at length about Nobel in their own words, or get into groups to debate the ethics of Nobel's work.

This downloadable lesson comes with a lesson plan, a slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheet
  • Handout
  • Challenge cards
  • Blank writing frame
#Lesson2Dynamite

Take a closer look at one of Nobel's most significant inventions: dynamite! Children will find out all about how and why Nobel developed it, consider its benefits (compared to other explosives), and learn all about the way shock resistance tests were conducted to find out how safe it really was. After that, there's a choice of explosive activities for your class to undertake!

This downloadable lesson comes with a lesson plan, a slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Teacher's notes
#Lesson3TheNobelPrizes

Consider the impact of what is, perhaps, Alfred Nobel's most significant, lasting legacy: The Nobel Prizes. Find out all about the creation of the Nobel Prizes, and what they are awarded for, then consider why Nobel chose to include a prize for peace. Children are also challenged to think about why the awards have, at times, been controversial, before they either create their own awards or find out about a former prize winner.

This downloadable lesson comes with a lesson plan, a slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Challenge cards
  • Differentiated worksheets
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