Mind mapping is a tool you can use to develop a research question or topic you want to explore in greater depth. For example, after creating a mind map about genetically modified foods, you might ask:
After doing more research on your topic, your thesis statement will help you talk about specific points you're exploring in your paper.
Mind map for genetically modified foods
Mind map created with bubbl.us
This mind map is a sample. There are many free programs online that you can use to create a mind map. You can also use a piece of scratch paper.
Use the following sources to help you find background information:
Use the following sources to help you write your thesis statement: