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SOC101: Principles of Sociology On-Line (Avedikian): Synthesize Your Sources

Synthesizing Your Sources

Synthesizing means to combine a large number of things into a cohesive whole.  When you do research, synthesizing your sources can help to bring together different ideas and theories.

Turn Your Topic Into a Research Question

Mind Mapping

Mind mapping is a simple technique for drawing information in diagrams, instead of writing it in sentences. The diagrams always take the same basic format of a tree, with a single starting point in the middle that branches out, and divides again and again. The tree is made up of words or short sentences connected by lines. The lines that connect the words are part of the meaning.

Here our research question is: What are the health implications on humans due to Climate change?