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At the FTC’s online virtual mall, kids can learn how to be smart consumers. Visitors play games, watch short animated films, and interact with customers and store owners. They can design and print advertisements for a shoe store, investigate suspicious claims in ads and sales pitches, learn to identify the catches behind bogus modeling schemes and vacation offers, and guess the retail prices of various candies based on their supply, demand, and production costs.
Federal Trade Commission

Posted Dec 29, 2009.

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