Making Scientifically-Informed Consumer Decisions


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An informed consumer is someone who:

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1. An informed consumer would:

2. The best source of unbiased information about a product or service comes from:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the quiz and worksheet, figure out what you really know about how consumer decisions are made based on scientific information. The meaning of the term 'informed consumer' and sources of unbiased information are just some topics you'll see on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you can quickly check your knowledge of:

  • Scientific studies
  • Example of a study that an informed consumer would trust
  • What it means to be an informed consumer
  • What informed consumers would do
  • Best source of unbiased information about a product or service

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about where you would find unbiased information about a product
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on scientifically informed consumer decisions
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the validity of scientific studies and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Work through the lesson named Making Scientifically-Informed Consumer Decisions so that you can learn more about these types of decisions. Objectives you can complete include:

  • Determine what an informed decision looks like
  • Identify the steps in making an informed decision
  • Know why it's important to consider who's funding a study