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AP European History

A concept map helps you organize what you've learned about your topic. It's a lot like brainstorming since it helps to get information out of our heads and challenges us to identify important concepts and ideas related to our topic. However, unlike brainstorming, concept mapping asks us to define how these essential components relate to each other. It results in maps that are structured and complex, but also more informative


Your map will include key events, people and ideas for your topic, and their relationship to one another. All concepts are linked together with words or phrases that define the relationship. Make a concept map to:

  • see connections between ideas
  • narrow your topic
  • generate questions to guide your research

How to create a concept map video

Using Google Draw to make your concept map video

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