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Writing 10 (Winek)

College Reading & Composition

Topic Selection

Extracting Keywords - Brainstorming for More Keywords

Research Question:  How can precious metals in cell phones be recycled more effectively?

Identify the key concepts in your topic:

  • How can precious metals in cell phones be recycled more effectively?

Brainstorm for related terms:

"precious metals"
copper
silver
tin
gold
tungsen
minerals
"rare earth elements"
"rare metals"

"cell phones" 
smartphone
mobile phones

recycled
reused
urban mining
repurpose
reclaim

Try Academic Search Complete > Subject Terms to find subject headings for your topic.