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Place and Space: Integrative Learning Community: Topic Ideas & Keywords

Finding search terms

Once you have an idea, find words to describe your topic. These will become your search terms.

1. Write out your thesis sentence.

2. Select the important or essential words.

3. Identify alternative ways of saying things (synonyms, related terms, or various forms of the words). For example, instead of the word kids you may want to use children.

Topic Ideas and Keywords

Keywords: Important words or phrases we use to describe a topic.

Agriculture

Factory farming

Clean energy OR renewable energy

Zero waste

Sustainability

Environmental Footprint OR carbon footprint

Low-carbon

Environmental issues

Genetically modified food

Renewal Energy