Learners research different types of identity-theft fraud and ways to avoid falling victim to various scams. They create focused public service announcements in different media, targeted to individuals most susceptible to consumer fraud.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 28 Views 57 Downloads
Privacy Please: Protecting Your Identity
What are the different ways we are susceptible to identity theft? Impress the importance of protecting personal information and privacy with this resource, which includes an excellent video clip, discussion prompts, and worksheets for...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Identity Theft & Consumer Protection
This presentation discusses two very important consumer-related topics: identity theft and financial contracts. The first part of the slide show illuminates ways in which personal information can be stolen and used for fraudulent...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Protecting Your Identity--and Helping Other Protect Theirs
Students create a presentation explaining how they can guard against identity theft. Prior to creating the presentation, students research identity theft: how it occurs, how to avoid it, what to do when someone thinks it has happened to...
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
How People Rationalize Fraud
Embezzlement, pyramid schemes, false insurance claims. Why are so many inclined to commit fraud, and then convince themselves they are innocent? Discover one criminologist's explanation in the fraud triangle—pressure, opportunity, and...
5 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Why Do Buildings Fall in Earthquakes?
There are few natural phenomena as startling as an earthquake, and depending on the building you're in, these experiences can be downright terrifying. Follow along as this video explores the factors that determine how a building reacts...
5 mins 4th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable