Introduction

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:

  • 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]


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


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.


I have completed the Quests as assigned by my teacher. awardicon

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