3.Identify related terms for each core concept
Why? Search engines and some databases can suggest related topics, but it’s useful to try multiple searches using similar terms.
How? Brainstorm or search online for synonyms or related words
1. What is the impact of dams on the fish of the Klamath Basin?
2. What is the
impact of dams on the fish of the Klamath Basin?
3. Dams – hydroelectric dam, “Copco Number 2 Dam,” diversion dam, floodgate, water management
Fish – C’waam, “Lost River sucker,” Koptu, “Shortnose sucker,” salmon, trout
Klamath Basin – “Klamath river,” Oregon rivers, “Upper Klamath,” drainage basin, watershed
TIPS: Search exact phrases by using quotation marks; Use broader or narrower terms and related words as synonyms
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