4-H Consumer Judging
4-H Consumer Judging allows 4-H'ers to practice making decisions by comparing items and deciding which is better and why based on product standards. The goal of 4-H Consumer Judging is to teach 4-H'ers to make wise consumer choices.
2013 4-H Consumer Judging Contest County Situation Resources
The resources below can be used to prepare for your county 4-H Consumer Judging Contest.
Food and Nutrition
Iowa 4-H Food and Nutrition
Yogurt Study Guide – Tennessee 4-H
Yogurt Smart Shopping – Iowa Extension and Outreach Families, Spend Smart, Eat Smart
Proper Measuring Techniques – Alabama Cooperative Extension System
Cell Phone Savvy – Florida 4-H
Cell Phone Etiquette – Penn State Better Kid Care
How to buy an MP3 Player – Florida 4-H
2013 Iowa 4-H Consumer Judging District Contest Resources
The resources below can be used to prepare for the Iowa 4-H Northwest District Consumer Judging Contest on Saturday, September 7 at the Clay County Fair.
Communicating through Technology
Microsoft PowerPoint (link: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/powerpoint/ )
Keynote (link: http://www.apple.com/iwork/keynote/)
Prezi (link: http://prezi.com/)
Score with your Poster (link: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/4hfiles/statefair/EEHandbook/EEHScoreWithYourPosters.pdf)
National 4-H Communication Project (link: http://new.4-hcurriculum.org/projects/communications/)
Iowa 4-H Communication Project (link: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/projects/communication)
“File a Complaint” Available on p. 55-57 of the “2013 Consumer Action Handbook” (link to http://www.usa.gov/topics/consumer/consumer-action-handbook.pdf)
National 4-H Consumer Savvy Project (link: http://new.4-hcurriculum.org/projects/consumer/)
“Am I a Responsible Consumer” – Available in the 4-H Consumer Savvy manual “Consumer Roadmap” p. 12-13.
“I Have Rights Too, You Know!” – Available in the 4-H Consumer Savvy manual “Consumer Roadmap” p. 14-15.
“Got a Complaint?” – Available in the 4-H Consumer Savvy manual “Consumer Roadmap” p. 20-21.
“How to Write a Wrong” – Available in the 4-H Consumer Savvy manual “Consumer Roadmap” p. 22-23.
Iowa 4-H Consumer Management Project (link: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/projects/consumermanagement)
Center for Disease Control (link: http://www.cdc.gov/westnile/index.html)
Consumer Reports Insect Repellent Report (link: http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/2012/08/best-insect-repellents/index.htm)
Using Insect and Tick Repellents Safely (link: http://pubs.cas.psu.edu/freepubs/pdfs/uo211.pdf)
National 4-H Exploring Your Environment Project (link: http://www.4-h.org/resource-library/curriculum/4-h-exploring-your-environment/)
National 4-H Entomology Project (link: http://www.4-h.org/resource-library/curriculum/4-h-teaming-with-insects/)
Iowa 4-H Environment and Sustainability Project (link: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/projects/environment)
The Shadows Show – Available in the 4-H Photography manual “Controlling the Image” p. 26-27.
National 4-H Photography Project (link: http://www.4-h.org/resource-library/curriculum/4-h-photography/)
Iowa 4-H Photography Project (link: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/projects/photography)
Iowa 4-H Consumer Judging Resources
Iowa 4-H Consumer Judging Video Excellent introduction to the basics of Consumer Judging. Topics include: Introduction to Consumer Judging, Setting up a Consumer Judging Contest, and Introduction to the Consumer Judging Classes.
4-H Consumer Judging Contest Materials
Consumer Judging What is Consumer Judging? This article contains a brief overview of Consumer Judging and what happens at a contest.
Consumer Judging Flier Counties can use this flier to promote Consumer Judging.
National 4-H Consumer Judging Resources
"Consumer Savvy" National 4-H Consumer Management Project Curriculum
"Decision Making - Such a Deal" Cyber Savvy Arcade Game Located under Grades 9-12 "Consumer Road Map"
Tennessee Consumer Decision Making Includes practice classes and guides to oral reasons
Northwest Iowa District Consumer Judging Staff
Carol Ehlers, Region 6 Youth Program Specialist
(712) 732-5056 firstname.lastname@example.org
Brenda Welch, Region 5 Youth Program Specialist
(712) 546-7835 email@example.com
Jo Engel, Clay County Program Coordinator
(712) 262-2264 firstname.lastname@example.org
Jan Monahan, Family Resource Management Specialist
(712) 336-3488 email@example.com
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