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Lesson: Economic Spotter: Inventors and Entrepreneurs in the Industrial Age


An Entreduction

This lesson illustrates the differences between inventions and innovations. It discusses what entrepreneurs are and their role with inventions and innovations.

Grades: 3-5
Published: 11/29/1999

Ben & Jerry's Flavor Graveyard

Ben & Jerry are producers of ice cream. Even if they produce ice cream for the entire nation, they still must make choices on which flavor to produce! Scarce resources force them to make a choice!

Grades: 3-5
Published: 10/07/2002

Spotlighting Entrepreneurs: A Technology "iCon"

What better way to address Common Core standards in Reading Informational Text than by meeting a gentleman that changed the world of technology!

Grades: 3-5
Published: 03/11/2013

Related Publications

The following lessons come from the Council for Economic Education's library of publications. Clicking the publication title or image will take you to the Council for Economic Education Store for more detailed information.


Teaching Economics Using Children's Literature

This interdisciplinary curriculum guide helps teachers introduce their students to economics using popular children's stories.

Grades: 3-5
Published: 2006

4 out of 29 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.

Financial Fitness for Life: Grades 3-5 - Teacher Guide

This publication contains 15 lessons that complement the 3-5 Student Workbook. Specific to grades 3-5 are a variety of activities, including a guessing game using clues to identify various occupations; the story Urban Mouse and Rural Mouse which teaches students about entrepreneurs and opportunity recognition; and a role-playing activity in which students learn which method of payment is appropriate in a variety of situations.

Grades: 3-5
Published: 2010

3 out of 17 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.

Focus: Economics - Grades 3-5

This publication contains fourteen lessons that use a unique blend of games, simulations, and role playing to illustrate economics in a way elementary students will enjoy.

Grades: 3-5
Published: 2005

2 out of 16 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.