The Apprentice Goes Safari

The Apprentice Goes Safari:

Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? 

Given a spending budget and relevant information, teams had to come up with a design and layout for a safari business.  A pitch had to be made in front of a business panel and at the end of the day the safari that earned the highest number of visitor points won a prize.

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Maths
  • Handle different denominations of money and use them to make up certain values as well as working out change.
  • Being able to stick within a given budget.
  • Use a calculator and other technologies to calculate results accurately.
  • Use information from other zoos and safaris in deciding ticket pricing - being able to give a reason for pricing and how they came to the decision.
English
  • Make decisions on what buildings and animals would be best for the safari based on information taken from the safari booklet.
  • Discussion and communication with others in the team to come to a group decision on how to build the safari.
  • Brainstorm different ideas of how to promote the safari.
  • Use appropriate language to help promote the safari taking into consideration unique selling points.
  • Presenting the safari and ideas in a clear and confident manner.
Geography
  • Comparing maps from zoos and safaris to aid in constructing own safari map - taking into consideration the different conditions/habitats needed by different animals.
Art & Design
  • Designing a logo for the safari.
  • Using different materials to create a 3D safari map.
  • Designing and making promotional material such as postcards, keyrings, fridge magnets etc.
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