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 protect yourself as a consumer
  2. understand  how to protect yourself from deceptive advertising, scams and rip-offs
  3. meet international technology standards for Empowered Learner, Digital Citizen, Innovative Designer and Computational Thinker
  4. create an advertisement demonstrating their learning

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 how businesses you might be do business with are reliable and trustworthy.

I am ready for Quest 3

Buyer Beware Gold

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

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