This unit corresponds with the Mini Society experiential learning program. It meets numerous state standards for economics, government, and math. The focus of this program is entrepreneurship and citizenship.
Visit the webpages or download the project sheets (click on appropriate link) in PDF* format and print them for specific project directions or to record your results.
Chapter studyguide PDF (blank) is available:
Investigate further with these websites:
- Mini-Society official website
- National Council on Economic Education is now administering Mini-Society. Check out some cool games!
- Hot Shot Business - an online game designed by Disney and the Kauffman Foundation for Entrepreneurship.
- Lemonade Stand - an online game of profit and loss, where you run a virtual lemonade stand. This version focuses on your resources for making lemonade.
- Lemonade Stand Version 2 - another version, which focuses less on the resources to make lemonade, but has an opportunity to include advertising.
- Biz Kids has lots of learning opportunities about saving, spending, credit, charitable giving, and more.
- Caine's Arcade is a video about a nine-year-old boy who used his creativity and interests to open his own arcade.
- Lion-B-Gone protects Kenyan cattle, and was created by an 11-year-old boy!
- Barter Man trades up from one red paper clip to owning a home of his own! Check out this fascinating modern-day example of barter.
- Utah teen opens his own business. Read the latest "buzz".
- Michigan cops work together to save local donut shop.
*If you do not have Adobe AcrobatReader, you may download it free.