Explain why when deciding what to buy, consumers may choose to gather information from a variety of sources. Describe how the quality and usefulness of information provided by sources can vary greatly from source to source. Explain that, while many sources provide valuable information, other sources provide information that is deliberately misleading.
Gather information for an electronic good from sources such as manufacturers’ websites, retail websites, and consumer review websites. Explain what information is most helpful in making their decision. Search the Internet and print materials and identify deceptive selling practices.
Subject Area: Social Studies
Strand: Financial Literacy
Date Adopted or Revised: 06/14
Status: State Board Approved