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What Makes an Entrepreneur?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What do the founders of Wendy's and Virgin Airlines have in common? They are both entrepreneurs! Key definitions and case studies help learners brainstorm their own definitions of what it takes to succeed in business. A series of...
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Entrepreneurs in Mesopotamia

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
While ancient Mesopotamia didn't have the TV show "Shark Tank," it was a time of entrepreneurship as workers began to specialize. Both individual workers and the societal structure encouraged individuals to consider how they could...
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Entrepreneurship

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Do your high schoolers every wonder how to become an entrepreneur? Have them examine real-life entrepreneurs to find out. They discuss the financial needs and responsibilities of entrepreneurs then explore the reality of...
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How Can Entrepreneurs Control Costs?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners investigate the fixed and variable costs that entrepreneurs face. They examine how entrepreneurs identify and control their costs in order to make a profit by completing a number of included activities.
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How Can Entrepreneurs Control Costs?

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students calculate fixed and variable costs. In this costs lesson, students read a case study about an entrepreneur and her business costs. Individuals complete the provided worksheets to find costs and make related business decisions....
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Entrepreneurship: merit badge

For Students 5th - 12th
The Boy Scouts of America need to know their stuff to get an entrepreneurship merit badge. Test your class or use some of the questions from this eight page packet. They'll fill out short answer questions about entrepreneurship in order...
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Entrepreneurship: Will it Work?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Consider to possibility of starting a business as a way to examine the concept of entrepreneurship. Learners develop and analyze feasibility studies, marketing strategies, proposals, and local census data all needed when starting a small...
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Ben Franklin: Highlighting the Printer

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
By studying Benjamin Franklin's work as a printer, your class will have a fantastic opportunity to learn about the economic concepts of entrepreneurship, human capital, and investment. 
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Practice Test of Economics

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
From scarcity and supply and demand to entrepreneurship and the stock market, here you'll find a multiple-choice assessment that includes 34 questions covering all the major concepts of a traditional economics course. 
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Christopher Columbus, Entrepreneur? Queen Isabella, Venture Capitalist?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
What did it take to embark on a journey to unknown lands? Perhaps ambition, but also money! Christopher Columbus had to approach more than one European monarch for financing before he could sail the ocean blue. A read-along play and...
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The Artist as Entrepreneur

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Some kids know exactly what they want to be when they grow up. This careers lesson aids upper graders in considering who they are as artists and how they can profit from their art, making a career out of something they love. This is a...
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Incentives, Profit and the Entrepreneur

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students discuss hypothetical problems associated with price and profit. They discuss the fairness of profit, how it should be measured, and the consequences of setting acceptable levels of profit.
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Entrepreneurship

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Give your class a copy of USA TOday to read through and find articles about companies that offer goods or services. They create a graphic organizer and list the business, product, want or need fulfilled of the companies found in the USA...
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Entrepreneurship:Matching

For Students 7th - 9th
Before you can be an entrepreneur you have to know the lingo. Kids match a set of entrepreneur related words related to their definitions. Resource links and a 'solution' link are included. 
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Entrepreneurs Should Keep Business Simple

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Delve into the idea of small businesses and get reading to find out how they grow. THe class reads an article about Steve Gotty, a who made his small business grow and discuss the setbacks he faced. They also discuss ways for a company...
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Do I Have What it Takes to be an Entrepreneur - and is My Community Ready?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Discover the attributes of entrepreneurs and define what entrepreneurship is while examining data based on local businesses. Learners determine whether their community is supportive of entrepreneurs as they research economic development...
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Types of Entrepreneurs

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What does it take to be an entrepreneur? What traits does a person need? Find out as you and your class brainstorm along with this presentation. The traits of inventors, types of entrepreneurs, and their role in the economy are...
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Entrepreneurship: What Business Am I In?

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
To better understand entrepreneurship, learners examine the goals and mission statements in actual business plans, then outline a mission/vision statement for their own company. They develop objectives for the first three months of their...
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Entrepreneurship

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Oprah Winfrey, Donald Trump, and Walt Disney are all entrepreneurs. Each of them had the same characteristics: disciplined, self-employed, and willing to take risks. You can introduce children to the idea of entrepreneurship with this...
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Use of John Johnson's Life Story in Conjunction With Other Black Entrepreneurs as Role Models for Potential Black Businessmen

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students read an autobiography of John Johnson and discuss how he rose from poverty to be a successful businessman. After reading excerpts of other autobiographies, they brainstorm a list of characteristics of those who were successful...
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Environmental Entrepreneurs

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
An ant that won't go away is called a permanent. Learners compare and contrast two mechanical controls for pests in this 11th activity of the series. Based on their comparisons, scholars choose the control they would invest in and give...
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Preparing a Business Plan to "Be Your Own Boss"

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Do your scholars strive to work for themselves some day? Help young entrepreneurs  create a business plan for an original idea and present it to a "board of directors." They complete online research (some links provided) and put together...
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Entrepreneur: Serving the Mature Adult

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders recognize the needs of older consumers for certain products. They apply creativity skills to develop a product that meets the needs of older consumers. In the end, they do a verbal presentation for a group of older consumers.
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Entrepreneur Business Project

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders set up their own personal businesses. In this business lesson, 9th graders select business projects, set goals for their businesses, write business plans, and follow up on the plans after they carry them out.

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