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Environmental Sciences 105

Use this guide for ENV 105 research paper.

Mind Mapping

climate change mind map

What is Mind Mapping?

Mind Mapping will help you brainstorm your broad idea for a research topic.

Use the steps below to guide you through the process of selecting a research topic.
  1. Step 1: Brainstorm for ideas. ... using mind mapping
  2. Step 2: Read General Background Information. ... from subject specific encyclopedias to understand your selected topic
  3. Step 3: Focus on Your Topic. ...  using background information and revising your mind map
  4. Step 4: Make a List of Useful Keywords. ...from your research topic
  5. Step 5: Be Flexible. ...  you may have revise you topic based on background information
  6. Step 6: Define Your Topic as a Focused Research Question or thesis statement

Mind Mapping

Background Information

Mind Mapping Activity

Mindmapping tools: