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Episode 802: Face-Off

Fluff and the kids have to analyze a sneaky ad to prove that the hockey team’s new cyberskates, made in the Northern Frontier, are not going to help them win the Penguia Cup.

For Real segment: To sell an ugly necklace in a yard sale, Bianca’s ad claims it will “make you feel like a princess,” but her niece convinces her to stick with the facts and fix the ad.

Learning Goals

When an ad tries to make your child buy a product, he can use reasoning to analyze its claims so he can make an informed choice about what to do.

Topics: Problem Solving

 



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