This lesson combines the science standards for force and motion with an engineering activity. Students will design a car from cardboard straws. Coffee stirs tape, balloon, and bottle lids. ( students can choose which types of wheels). Students will race the cars with classmates to determine which is the fastest.
Student groups will have the opportunity to share the knowledge they develop about the entrepreneurial process and business leadership through the creation of a periodic Podcast.
Students in Business Management class have been learning how to sell not only their products but themselves and their ideas. In this lesson, developed off the ABC Show "Shark Tank," students will work with a partner to develop a fictional product/company, create information about the product and company, develop a business and marketing plan, and present the product/company to a group of potential investors (Sharks). The students will present their information to the Sharks (faculty members) and be prepared to answer any questions the Sharks may have.
- Business, Finance and Information Technology Education
- Career Technical Education
- Marketing and Entrepreneurship Education
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- Henrico 21
- Amy Stills
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The text is part of a set of articles by ReadWorks and this set provides both challenge and boost articles to help me differentiate for my students. Students who are interested in the topic read and comprehend at a higher level. So this allows me to match challenge articles with my students' interests and level of English.
How do you come up with the “perfect toy”?
Students will review the history and future of toys, and use that information to come up with a design plan for their own “perfect toy”.
PBL project that could be tailored for grades 4-12.
In this lesson, students will understand The physical location of a place can influence the economic development of a community.
Climate contributes to the development of a place or region and may cause changes in the physical environment.
Physical environment and climate can determine the way that people meet basic needs like food and shelter.
The geography of a place can impact the movement of goods, people, and ideas.
The geography of a place may pose physical barriers to movement.