Buy, Sell, and Trade


Title:
Buy, Sell, and Trade
Member(s):
Ricky (rjh3) and Marshall (mjl5)
Challenge:
I am very new to eBay so I need to find out more about it. Also I have never done a business before. I am trying to make $200 by selling paintball equipment and shoes.
Challenge Starters & Examples
Learning:
What do you expect to learn?
I expect to learn how to use eBay and how to get great deals. Also I will learn more about business and this will help me later in life.
How will you be challenged?
I will be challenged because I will have a hard time finding good deals. Also I am very young and most people who buy and sell are older then me.
How will this stretch you? (Look at the Thinkering Studio Rubric for some ideas.)
This will stretch my learning because I will learn more about business.
Materials:
List your materials/resources and who will be providing them. If they need to be purchased, include the price.
The only materials/resources I will need is a computer and an eBay account with a credit card on it.
Main Steps:
Outline the main steps to complete your project or provide a link to another site that has the steps. Below the link explain any additional steps you need to complete.
1.Find a good deal for paintball equipment or shoes.
2.Put them on eBay or trade them.
How will you document your process/progress beyond your journal entries?
I will document my progress on my journal and my phone.
I will not be buying or selling anything during school hours and I will be doing that at home. I will be researching during school hours.
Time:
How long do you expect this project to take?
I will probably be done at the end of the quarter
Resources:
List possible resources/sources of inspiration to complete this project.
If I don't know how much something is worth then I will look online on how much I can sell it for.
Are there existing examples of the sort of project you want to complete?
No
Has anyone else done a similar project in Thinkering Studio?
Yes
What words did you search the wiki for when checking?
Buy, Sell, and Trade
Who/what will be your "teacher"? (Outside expert, in class expert, book, video(s), website(s), Mr. Whitmer, experimenting, experience, etc.)
The websites below.
Make sure your "teacher" is included in your steps.
How will you develop your PLN (personal learning network)?
I will develop my personal learning network by learning about business and I have never done something like this before. Also I will learn how to use eBay.
Difficulties:
What parts of this project might be difficult?
It will be difficult finding good deals.
How do you expect to handle them?
I will look daily for good deals online.
Sharing:
Sharing/Teaching/Paying It Forward - How will you share what you have learned with others?
I will share with my critique group.
Who is your target audience?
No one
Evaluation:
How will you/your group define the projects success?
I will be trying to make $200
How should we evaluate your success?
I can be evaluated by how much money I make.
How will that be "visible" to others?
I will document my progress on my journal and phone.
(Demonstrate) Can your progress be measured throughout the project?
Yes, I can document my progress on my phone.
(Look at the Thinkering Studio Rubric for some ideas or possibly Rubistar.)
Design your own rubric.