This lesson focuses on entrepreneurship using the movie We Bought a Zoo. Students will learn about entrepreneurs and what they do for society. Students will learn how people become entrepreneurs and what motivates them. The characteristics of entrepreneurs are also discussed as well as possible sources of start-up capital. A free movie outline is included as well as an article describing the TRUE story of We Bought a Zoo. A free Venn diagram activity is included that will challenge students to compare and contrast the movie with the real story. An objective test is available.