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I want to do a science fair project on shopping human behavior. i want to find out how many people check out the clearance racks and buy from there instead of going to the regular priced items first. How ever Im having trouble figuring out how to conduct my experiment. Any suggestions/????????????
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- Project Question: Shopping behavior: How many people check out a clearance section and buy from there instead of checking out the regular priced items?
- Project Due Date: 01/9/13
- Project Status: I am just starting
This is an interesting project idea! Here is a Science Buddies project on how being able to touch a product affects a person's willingness to buy it: http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-f ... p045.shtml
You might be able to modify that project to fit your idea.
You might also be able to answer your question using a well-crafted survey that asks people about their buying habits. Here is some information about how to conduct a survey-based project: http://www.sciencebuddies.org/blog/2010 ... eysays.php
Here are tips for designing an effective survey: http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-f ... rvey.shtml
I hope this helps you get started! Please post again (in this same thread) if you have more questions.
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