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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: 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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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 activity 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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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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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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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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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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How Can Entrepreneurs Control Costs?

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars 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...
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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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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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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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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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Entrepreneur

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The students, in groups of four, establish a profitable business in the community. They complete research and conduct presentations.
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I Want To Be an Entrepreneur

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students define the word entrepreneur as they create a business. In this economics lesson, students understand the elements of creating a successful business and record them. Students create a commercial for their businesses.
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Entrepreneurs in History

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine the contributions of American entrepreneurs. In this industrialization lesson plan, students complete the provided handouts to determine how Vanderbilt, Carnegie, Hill, and Rockefeller impacted American society....
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Free Black Entrepreneur

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research using the Internet, study books, reference sources, newspapers, and magazines for information about successful black business people and write a research paper. They may also interview entrepreneurs in their...
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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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