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
Learn about evaluating and comparing product features and costs. You will have to use your critical thinking skills to complete this Quest.
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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.
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Quest 3: Scams
Determine which of your emails is a scam or real. Don't fall for phishing!
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Quest 4: Clickbait
Make sure you don't click and fall for a bait and hook scam!
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