How to Research

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How to Research by Mind Map: How to Research

1. 1. Clarify

1.1. What information are you looking for?

1.2. Think of keywords, synonyms or alternative phrases

2. 2. Search

2.1. Choose a search engine

2.1.1. Kiddle

2.1.2. KidRex

2.1.3. KidsClick

2.2. Make your search simple

2.3. Use quotes to find keywords

3. 3. Delve

3.1. Look for reliable links (e.g education website)

3.2. Open site in new tab so you can still access the search

4. 4. Evaluate

4.1. Can it be trusted?

4.2. Don't believe everything you read - cross check facts!

4.3. Is information current?

4.4. Does it answer your question?

5. 5. Cite

5.1. Paraphrase and summarise

5.2. Abide by copyright laws

5.3. Show where your work comes from