A topic analysis will help you to clarify and understand what your assessment question is asking you to do.
You will generally be given three key pieces of information:
Once you have identified the key concepts of your topic it is often useful to find alternative keywords.
This is because the words used in different resources might vary and you don't want to miss out on a good article because it uses a different term.
|Chemistry laboratory||chem lab., academic laboratory|
|lab accidents||workplace incidents, chemical hazards|
|laboratory safety||workplace health and safety, chemical safety|
Online dictionaries and thesauri can help you identify synonyms. You can find them in Oxford Reference online