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English 111: Research Topic / Question

Topic vs. Research Question

A research topic is a subject that you are interested in investigating. For instance, Bees is a Topic.

research question drives your investigation. It is something that you want to know about your topic; something you will explore and try to answer. For example, "How do bees work together as a community?" is a research question. 

Using the 5Ws to Develop a Research Question

Sources to Help You Pick Your Topic