Demonstrations show how to do something. They show a step-by-step process with a completed product at the end. Illustrated Talks convey a concept or idea using visual aids. Demonstrations can be thought of as a “how to” guide and Illustrated Talks are an “about” lesson. Demonstrations and Illustrated Talks use many of the same skills and therefore have traditionally been evaluated with the same scoring tool. Both presentation styles help the 4-H member develop research and planning skills, as well as confidence in speaking to an audience.

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Demonstration & Illustrated Talk Examples





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Create a Polished Presentation

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