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Feasibility Study For a New Business

For Students Higher Ed
In this business worksheet, students write out a research study looking at the potential for a new business or the profits of an existing one.
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Business Economics

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students explore the key issues arising from business growth, i.e. the divorce between ownership and control and the principal-agent problem. They investigate these issues in the context of an attempted takeover of a fictionalized company.
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A New Business: Vinnie's Pizzeria and the Lessons of Supply and Demand

For Students 8th - 12th
For this supply and demand worksheet, learners read about supply and demand and the impact these can have on a new business. They then answer the 9 questions in the packet. The answers are at the end of the packet.
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Newcomer's Settle

For Teachers 3rd
Explore profit and loss using this resource. Focusing on business, learners define the word entrepreneur and make a list of business people. Then, they discuss a particular type of business and develop a profit-making scenario. And,...
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Econ in a Bag

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Here is a nice idea, have your young entrepeneurs form their own companies. Each company is given a paper bad to locate and place resources in that they can use to create products their businesses sell on Sale Day. They identify and...
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How Does the Stock Market Really Work?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Investigate the stock market as it relates to the business world. Young scholars investigate ways to invest their money for the future. They make a presentation and discuss their findings with the class.
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PowerPoint Project for Creating a New Business

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a mock new business for which they design a PowerPoint presentation. They include company information, financial statements, graphs, advertising and management promotion pages in the final presentation.
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We're On Display

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students create store displays to create an understanding of the importance of marketing in the world of business. The project is intended to be ongoing with the advertising scheme to be changed frequently.
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Reality Store: How to Plan a Budget, Pay Bills, and Manage Your Money

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students plan a budget and pay bills when they visit the "Reality Store," a series of classroom studying stations. The use of paying bills and running a class store is used to help students grasp the concept of business.
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Business Growth - Lesson Plan: 2 x 1 hour lessons

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students watch a Power Point presentation on business growth. Students complete a task requiring research and analysis of a business and its growth.
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Linear Equations and Inequalities

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Taxi! Taxi! A bike taxi business seems the perfect solution for making money and getting exercise. Learners use their knowledge of representing real-word quantities with variables and constructing simple equations and inequalities to...
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Smart Growth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
New roads, new businesses, new developments, new mass transit systems. All growth has both positive and negative effects on communities. Government classes investigate the principles of Maryland's 1997 Smart Growth program and the...
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Examining Advertising Techniques

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students relate social studies, business and economics together.  In this business lesson, students analyze techniques used in advertising to enhance and make their objective more communicable. They figure ways to get people to buy what...
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World Trade-Offs

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars assess how global trade impacts the businesses and industries of their city. They explore world trade and interview people at related business and industries.
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Market Power, Competition and Regulation- Lesson Plan: 4 x 1 hour lessons

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students research business regulations, design and deliver a presentation that addresses the issues arising when companies act in anti-competitive manners.
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Strategic Planning - Lesson Plan: 2 x 1 hour lessons

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students view a Powerpoint presentation about strategic planning. Students use a case study to analyze the strategies used by Tesco, a successful UK business.
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1-800-MATHFUN

For Teachers 3rd - 11th
Students complete a number and letter recognition activity by creating phone numbers for businesses. In this telephone number lesson, students brainstorm telephone numbers that include words. Students translate numbers to their numeric...
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Business Economics

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students analyze the difference between internal and external growth of firms, and various measures of efficiency. They apply these measures to the context of a real business scenario.
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Farming: It's a Fact

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Understanding where our food and textiles come from is key to understanding business, economics, and the importance of modern agriculture. Learners play a game, read text to determine farm fact from opinion, and itemize a grocery receipt...
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Money: Entrepreneurial Tightrope

For Students 8th - 12th
What a unique way of identifying the main idea in a passage. Learners read an article about starting a new business, but they read it in small sections, rephrasing each section independently. Then, below the article, writers summarize...
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Economics of a Cupcake Factory

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Sal is starting a cupcake factory and walks learners through the cost and profit calculations necessary to any new business. He uses simple numbers for the start-up costs, overhead, product price, and cost per cupcake. Sal writes out the...
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Free Enterprise System

For Teachers 4th - 5th
What are the benefits of a having a free enterprise system. In groups, your young entrepreneurs create a new business concept and brochure, then work independently to write a brief essay on business freedoms. This a fun and motivating...
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Power House

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students reflect, speculate, identify, research, and create a blueprint for renewable energy sources.
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What's in GDP?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students define GDP and collect data on a country's budget. In this economics lesson plan, students differentiate between real and nominal GDP. This activity contains an answer key to the activities.