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Math
Social Studies
Grade
5

Starting a Business

How do businesses become financially successful?

Project Summary

Elementary school students are natural entrepreneurs. In this project, students work in teams to develop a business concept, conduct market research and/or a competitive analysis, create a realistic financial plan, and pitch their businesses to an audience. As students create and plan a business, they learn key mathematical skills involving operations, grouping, and decimals and develop competence in areas of technology, communication, and collaboration.