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Grades 3-5, 6-8

US History: Inventors & Entrepreneurs

Students will learn the difference between inventors and entrepreneurs. From talking with adults they will learn some of the benefits inventors and entrepreneurs have provided for society in the last 40 years.
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Grades 3-5

Paraffin-alia

All resources are limited. It is this simple fact--scarcity--that forces us to make decisions. When we do make a choice, we pass up some other opportunity. Opportunity cost is defined as the next best alternative not chosen, or the alternative given up, when we make a decision. There a…
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Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Scarcity Video and Quiz

In this economics video, students will learn about scarcity and play a Kahoot! game.
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Grades 9-12

No Extra Room on the Mayflower

The students will explore the ideas of scarcity and choices by exploring a virtual model of the Mayflower. They will then pack a virtual suitcase making good choices about what they pack.
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Grades 6-8, 9-12

Industrial Entrepreneurs or Robber Barons?

This lesson focuses on a group of nineteenth century industrial entrepreneurs described in many history books as Robber Barons. It calls upon students to analyze the activities of these entrepreneurs in order to draw conclusions about the innovations and business practices for which they …
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Grades K-2, 3-5

What is Competition?

Students will understand what businesses are, that a marketplace exists whenever buyers and sellers exchange goods and services, and that there is competition in the market place if you have more than one seller of the same item or similar items.
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Grades 3-5

Giving Credit

This lesson introduces the role and importance of the 3 C’s -- capacity, character, and collateral – to being granted credit. An online story about a girl who fails to return soccer shin guards borrowed from a friend is used to spark discussion on responsible borrowing. In a seco…
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Grades K-2

Eureka!

Take a look at how inventions, such as plastic, have changed our lives and how they are changing the future of living in space. Students explore the concept of invention and innovation by studying the use of plastics. Various uses of plastics are discussed and students are asked to list new …
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