Overview

The Rundown

Materials
Explore Your World - Worksheet

Tools
Google Classroom
Edmodo
Zoom
Google Meet

Reinforced Values


The Foundational Value of Knowledge means to “seek and use the best knowledge”. As an entrepreneur, it is important that you are constantly seeking to understand the world around you, including the past. By doing so, you may demonstrate Opportunity by identifying a problem that you can solve. And who knows – you may discover a new passion along the way!

In this activity, the world is the classroom! Students will explore one of the links provided and share what they learn.

Intro

The Foundational Value of Knowledge means to “seek and use the best knowledge”. As an entrepreneur, it is important that you are constantly seeking to understand the world around you, including the past. By doing so, you may encounter an Opportunity to identify a problem that you can solve. And who knows – you may discover a new Passion along the way!

In this activity, the world is your classroom! You will explore one of the links provided and share what you learn. 

Preparation

  1. Determine how you will share the activity with your students.
  2. Review the Student Worksheet and modify it as needed.
    1. Alternative: Ask students to create a quick video pitch of what they learned instead of completing the worksheet.
  3. Review the debrief questions shared in this guide and decide if you would like to share any of those as additional reflection questions.
    1. Protip: Consider adding to the instructions any parameters around student writing (grammar mechanics, number of sentences, etc.).
  4. Post the activity to your classroom platform for students to access and complete.

Directions

  • Share the list of virtual field trip resources found in the Student Worksheet.
  • Instruct students to take the time to explore one of the links from the list. Their entire goal is to be curious and learn something new! This does not have to necessarily be related to your content area.
  • Ask students to reflect on what they have learned by answering the reflection questions in the Student Worksheet. Students can share their responses with you once completed.

Debrief

Students can complete the debrief on paper by answering the following questions or be put into groups via Zoom to discuss their learnings. 

  • What did you learn about?
  • What interested you about this?
  • What is the one thing you will remember most?
  • Is exploring new things just for fun a worthwhile way to spend time? Why or why not?
  • How did you demonstrate the Foundational Value of Knowledge in your exploration?
  • Is curiosity an important characteristic of an entrepreneur? Why or why not?

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