11-13 yrs old
14-18 yrs old
Math & Economics
Students will collaborate to design, create, and present a product in search of an investment from "The Sharks" (other entrepreneurs).
April 17, 2017
Surviving the Shark Tank
This unit helps students understand why it is important for entrepreneurs to know their markets. This includes defining market segments and knowing what your customers want. The need to gather customer feedback and how to respond to negative feedback is covered. Other topics covered are why businesses should be involved in their community and properly picking a facility to meet business needs.
This lesson was inspired on the TV Show "Shark Tank" on ABC. It can be a great integration for Language class, Math and Technology class.
Students will be creating a product and a business proposal as if you were planning to pitch your idea to the entrepreneurs on the TV show, Shark Tank.
Duration of activity:
As students create their project, they will think about the episodes of Shark Tank they’ve watched in class.
Groups need to decide on their idea for a product, service business or charity fundraising.Expectations for group work:
Students brainstorm their ideas for the Shark Tank project. Groups will select one of the following options:
Who is the real winner?
Courtroom trial simulation activity.
Japanese Weather Report
Present a weather report in Japanese