Coming Up With Impressive Scientific Research Paper Topic Ideas


The science field is an important one. You will take four science classes during your high school years. There will be several papers assigned each year. The teacher will want you to use basic and tried science foundations, but address new and innovative ideas. You can find these scientific research paper topics in several places:

  • The Lab Library
  • Hopefully your campus lab will have a library. If it does not consider, using the lab library of a local university or college. If you are not able to do either of these things, then go see the school lab assistant and talk to him or to her about trending subjects in the field.

  • Your Teacher
  • It seems odd, but the teacher is often overlooked when students are searching for subject ideas. However, the instructor is the expert in the subject. Go to see your teacher before or after school, and ask him or her for ideas for the paper. The teacher may not want to assign you a topic, but the teacher may point you in a direction or give you a few suggestions. As with anything, if you can find something that interests you, you will do a better job at composing the essay.

  • Field Magazines and Journals
  • Look online, at the school library, and at your community library for magazines relative to the field of science. There should be a section on new and trending ideas in the field. You can gather a lot of possible titles from those sections of the magazines and journals.

  • Newspapers
  • Most online and paper newspapers have a science and technology section. You can check out that section of the newspaper to see if any interesting ideas pop up for your next essay title. News shows, online and televised, also have the same type format and the same type of information for you to look at. Do not worry you do not need to sit down and watch the whole show or read the whole paper, you can just look at the subject blurbs that the show or paper provides and see if you are interested. Only if you were interested, would you need to explore deeper and longer.

When looking for that perfect scientific research paper idea look at the lab library, talk to your teacher, look at field magazines and periodicals, and glance at newspapers.