19. Buyer Beware
Buying and selling on the Internet has changed the way we live. We can now perform a web search to locate, compare, and buy goods and services. You are going to investigate e-commerce as a consumer and learn some tips on how to shop online, avoid Internet fraud, and benefit from reviews and ratings.
When you have completed this Thing you will:
- know how to research and compare products [Computational Thinker]
- know how to protect myself as an online consumer [Digital Citizen]
- be able to protect myself from deceptive advertising, scams and rip-offs [Digital Citizen]
QUEST 1: COMPARE PRODUCTS
You will compare the specifications of different devices, compare product features, and select the best choice for your classroom based on features and cost.
QUEST 2: TRUTH IN ADVERTISING
You will learn how advertisers use many different techniques to persuade you to purchase their product or service. You are going to learn about slogans and how they are used to remind people of the value of the brand being sold.
QUEST 3: SCAMS
You will have fun learning about common scams. Learn how to protect yourself, family, friends, and pets. Outsmart the scammers!
QUEST 4: CLICKBAIT
You will learn about clickbait and how it can be very harmful and misleading. There is also a Digital Breakout Activity.
I am ready for Quest 4
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