Steve Jobs Apple vs. Bill Gates Microsoft Activity

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Grades: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Homeschool
Types: Lesson Plans (Individual)

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Steve Jobs
• Discovered the future of computing including the mouse and the first use of graphics on a computer
• Fired from Apple and returned years later to rebuild the company
• Bought Pixar and made Toy Story
Bill Gates
• Discovered computers at age 12 and launched Microsoft
• Changed the way people thought about computers
• Now working on giving away his money (27 Billion dollars to charities)
This Lesson includes links to several videos, website investigations, infographics and online articles along with questions for students to explore and discuss.
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UPDATE: A student exemplar / answer key has been added to this resource.
Total Pages: 24 pages
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3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Homeschool


Business, Computers


Lesson Plans (Individual)


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