There are many things that impact our buying decisions. For example, consider the growing plastic vortex known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Watch the Tampa Bay Times Newspaper in Education video below, which discusses the problem. Gather information from a variety of sources. What did you discover? How does this information impact your buying decisions?
SS.8.FL.2.1 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.
SS.912.FL.2.1: Compare consumer decisions as they are influenced by the price of a good or service, the price of alternatives, and the consumer’s income as well as his or her preferences.
SS.912.FL.2.2: Analyze situations in which when people consume goods and services, their consumption can have positive and negative effects on others.
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