Grade Higher Education, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Opening a Restaurant

Time: 20 mins,
Updated: September 21 2021,


Students will be able to:

  • Evaluate the use of scarce resources.

In this economics activity, students use scarce resources to plan the opening of a restaurant.


This is an individual activity where students will use a list of scarce and plentiful resources available to create a new restaurant. To complete this activity, students need to follow the directions below:

  1. You and your groupmates want to open a restaurant. When opening your restaurant, you must keep in mind the plentiful and scarce resources in the region.Plentiful resources: vegetables, fruit, grains, sugar, chocolate, fish, cheese, spices Scarce resources: beef, pork, or chicken
  2. Go to the Restaurant Creation Quizizzworksheet, or complete the ReadyAssessments Activity.