buyer beware

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.

Learning Objectives

When you have completed this Thing you will:

  1. know how to research and compare products [Computational Thinker]

  2. know how to protect myself as an online consumer [Digital Citizen]

  3. be able to protect myself from deceptive advertising, scams and rip-offs [Digital Citizen]

PhoneQuest 1: Compare Products 

Learn about evaluating and comparing product features and costs. You will have to use your critical thinking skills to complete this Quest.

I am ready for Quest 1

Quest 2: Truth in Advertising

How do you know which ads you can trust and which ones you can’t? You are going to need some critical skills to complete this Quest.

I am ready for Quest 2

Quest 3: Scams

Determine which of your emails is a scam or real. Don't fall for phishing!

I am ready for Quest 3

Quest 4: Clickbait

Make sure you don't click and fall for a bait and hook scam!

 I am ready for Quest 4

Buyer Beware Gold

Additional Quest activities will be linked here. Currently there are no optional activities featured.

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