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Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Productive Resources Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concept of Productive Resources. Productive resources are used to produce goods and services and are classified into four categories: land, labor, capital, and entrepreneurship.
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Grades 3-5, 6-8

What’s Your Angle?

This lesson is last in a series of lessons on entrepreneurship for 3-5. Students will learn about market research and ways to influence consumer behavior through non-price competition. They will look for ways to make their products or innovations more appealing to consumers through a…
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Grades 3-5

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!
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Grades 3-5

One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference

The picture book One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference, written by Kate Smith Milway, takes place in Africa. Here in a Ghanan village, young Kojo cannot afford to go to school after the death of his father. His resourceful mother takes out a small loan and with a few leftover co…
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Grades 6-8

Lemonade For Sale!

Students will become online entrepreneurs, taking risks and changing their production method to increase their profit while running a lemonade stand. This lesson might best be taught after students have learned about the basic concepts of productive resources, profit, and loss. Students then…
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Grades 3-5

An Entreduction

This lesson illustrates the differences between inventions and innovations. It discusses what entrepreneurs are and their role with inventions and innovations.
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Grades 3-5

The Crow and the Pitcher

Students will learn about scarcity, and how entrepreneurial ideas, managing natural resources and trading can help lessen scarcity. Students will listen to the story, "The Crow and the Pitcher" from Aesop's Fables, then participate in a trading activity to obtain crayons, and color a picture…
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Grades 6-8

Improving on the Original

What makes something worth marketing? This lesson focuses on the distinction between marketing a new product or licensing it to someone else to market.
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Grades 3-5

The Classroom Mini-Economy | Lesson Demo

Shanan Riegle, an award-winning teacher from Yorktown Elementary School in Indiana, shares tips for creating a mini-economy in the elementary school classroom. As Shanan says in the video, "things that you could never stage in a lesson happen" when your students are responsible for managing…
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