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92 resources with the concept entrepreneurs

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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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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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BEGINNER LEVEL LESSON PLAN ANTICIPATORY SET

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars are be able to analyze primary sources for evidence of American entrepreneurship during the early 20th century. They identify the attributes that helped George Eastman succeed as an entrepreneur and consider the role...
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Will the Real Capitalism Please Stand Up?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze descriptions from five different countries to determine which institutional components of capitalism are present and, if so, to what extent. They then place each on a continuum depending upon the number and strength of...
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Stellar Resorts

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the future of "orbital vacations" and create fanciful tours of the Milky Way Galaxy. Students respond to the following prompt in their journals "Entrepreneurs are currently designing concepts for accommodating tourists...
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The Life of Milton Hershey

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the life and business success of Milton Hershey. They conduct an interview with a local entrepreneur, define key vocabulary terms, develop a list of jobs they can do to earn money, read a biography of Milton Hershey,...
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How Can Entrepreneurs Control Costs?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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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What is Entrepreneurship?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders describe the entrepreneurial process and how it relates to the economy. They work together in small groups to answer questions and participate in small business groups. They use the internet to gather information as well.
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I'm in Business, Now What Do I Charge?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students determine what price must be charged in order for an entrepreneur to breakeven and to make a profit. They calculate the breakeven price, identify opportunity costs, and write a paragraph explaining what costs should be used for...
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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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The Dairy Shoppe

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the dairy industry. In this Social Studies lesson, 4th graders investigate the various products made from milk. Students look at entrepreneurship and independent farmers in the dairy industry.
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At Your Service

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
Learners investigate services that utilize human resources. In this careers instructional activity, students explore businesses that offer a service. Various entrepreneurial services are explored in this instructional activity.
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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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Arkansas History

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students research Arkansas history and its early entrepreneurs. In this Arkansas lesson plan, students read about and discuss the lives of Arkansas citizens and play a mock baseball game.
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W. Atlee Burpee and the "Seeds" of Becoming an Entrepreneur

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students research the components of W. Atlee Burpee's mail-order business. For this Pennsylvanian history lesson, students analyze three business components for Burpee's mail-order business. Students create a plan implementing the...
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The Dairy Shoppe

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research dairy farming and learn about dairy products as well as dairy processing. In this dairy activity, 5th graders read background information about dairy farming and processing. Students discuss running a small...
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Private Sector Enticing Public into Final Frontier

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study entrepreneurship in space. In this space science lesson plan, students discuss an article provided and explain why their senses are important to finding opportunities. Students list three possible opportunities in the...
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Saucony CEO Puts His Foot Down on Loyalty

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore the concept of entrepreneurship. In this entrepreneurship lesson, students read an article about a small shoe company who manages to compete with the show giants. Learners discuss why this small shoe company has found...
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Can Mansueto Turn Magazine Publishing Bust Into a Boom?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of entrepreneurship. In this entrepreneurship lesson, students read an article about a man who turned a magazine company into a success. Students compare and contrast two companies, one that is a financial...
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Entrepreneurs are Born, but Can They Be Taught?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils explore the concept of entrepreneurs. In this entrepreneurs lesson plan, students read an article about entrepreneurship and whether or not it is an inherent trait or a learned skill. Pupils discuss why entrepreneurship is...
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More Moms, Fewer Pops

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore the concept of women entrepreneurs. In this women entrepreneurs lesson, students read an article about women opening their own businesses. Learners discuss factors influencing women to become entrepreneurs. Students...
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Nebraska Entrepreneur Success Stories

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils explore entrepreneurs of Nebraska. In this business and social studies lesson, students research Nebraska entrepreneurs to discover the history of their successful company.
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Hometown Heroes

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students identify the factors of starting a business. In this business lesson, students interview a local entrepreneur and discuss the factors that influenced their decision to start a business. Students create a composition based upon...
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Could You Start a Business?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
High schoolers learn how a business starts and finds financial independence. For this lesson plan, students learn the struggle of financial management, the costs of running a business and how to keep a budget.