ECO-nomics 2: Market Research

Lesson 2 of ECO-nomics guides children through carrying out market research for their project.

Years: 5, 6

Duration: 60mins

Curriculum Objectives: 1

Subject: Maths

Resource Overview

Pupils are encouraged to explore their product market and question potential future customers.  Exploring different styles of questionning and different questionnaire designs, pupils gain a better understanding of their market and can form plans for the type of product that they would like to develop.  

This lesson follows on from ECO-nomics:  Lesson 1:  Finding your role and is also linked with the ‘Clothes Drive’ Mission of Sustainable Shaun (  This ECO-nomics challenge is designed to run over a series of lessons with eight tasks, all with associated plans and resources.  

Resource Assets


ECO-nomics 2: Lesson plan Market Research


Resource 2a: Example of a Bad Questionnaire


Resource 2b: Example of a Good Questionnaire

Curriculum Objectives

  • Year 5 (Age 9-10)
    • Complete, read and interpret information in tables, including timetables.