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IGCSE Economics Mind maps

IGCSE Economics mind maps

  • The IGCSE Economics mind maps are a great way to  strengthen the understanding of  various concepts.
  • It makes learning fun.
  • Mind maps act as memory boosters.
  • Our Website Smart Exam resources has amazing mind maps  for 0455 IGCSE Economics for the paid members. Though some mind-maps are free as well.
  • Mind maps are based on the latest syllabus and are as per the requirements  of the Cambridge IGCSE Economics  curriculum for  subject code  0455
  • Here are the free mind maps for IGCSE Economics

 

Topic 1- Basic Economic Problem

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Topic: 2- Factors of production

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What are mind maps:

Mind maps are the inter-linked network   of concepts and ideas that a brain forms while reading through or watching  any content. It is our mind's  unique way of making connections  while processing thoughts. All individuals do not think alike, so , mind-maps may differ accordingly. Depending on how the concepts are linked ,concepts are either understood or misunderstood. 

Why do we need mind maps?
We need mind maps so that ideas stay well connected and reaching the destination, that is understanding and retaining concepts becomes easier. Also, mind-maps make the most  boring of concepts also appealing and hence are able to sustain the interest of the learner. So, might maps may serve different purposes:

  • Learner: To a learner, they help connect ideas and help in better retention of complex data
  • Writer: To a writer, they help to figure out the exact connections within the  topic and help him to  generate quality content that makes sense.
  • Teacher: The mind maps helps the teacher, to correct his /her preparation by connecting the content and the method of delivery and ensuring that  it serves students with different learning needs. 
  • Customer Care Centers: It helps them device  ways of addressing and resolving issues successfully and ensuring growth.

In fact mind maps are a great tool for any profession and in any field of education. We need mind maps  to make sure that certain great ideas of our mind are not lost as time progresses. Infact a combination of mind maps created by different users and shared mutually ensures amazing results in whatever we do.

Can you create your own mind maps?

Yes of course!. We all are blessed with a unique mind. For instance, with regards to education, Creating mind maps helps to  understand the difference in one persons learning style and the others. These mind maps act as great gap fillers and ensure great end-results.

So, identify a topic and all the  ideas present in the topic and  figures out the best ways of connecting them, while making the complex process , much simpler to understand.

Who discovered mind maps?

When we talk of mind maps, we cannot forget the popular psychologist Tony Buzan. If you are wondering who he is , then let me tell you that, Tony Buzan (1942) is a British psychologist . He has authored several books relating to memorizing and effectiveness. His great mind mapping techniques  help you improve the way you  structure and memorize information  Tony Buzan is best known for his Mind Mapping technique that helps you improve the way that your structure and memorize information. He is also the developer of the famous Speed Reading technique, which is a method to improve your reading speed. Also,  similar approaches have been used by Porphyry of Tyros in the 3rd century to conceptualise the ideas of Aristotle, by Leonardo da Vinci and by Picasso, to name  just a few. Tony Buzan  put in more efforts popularise the mind maps in the 1960s and 1970s  and so his name is majorly associated with the mind maps.

Are there online tools for creating mind-maps?
Here is a list of software that helps create amazing mind maps for free:

  • Freeplane
  • Compendum

Following is the Biology Mind Map on Cells.

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The above mind-map helps you revise the  different cell organelles present in the plant and the animal cells. Next it gives you  information about different types of specialised cells. So the above mind-map serves as a great aid in introducing the concepts before going into further details of the topic. So here the ultimate objective was to give a brief outline of the above concepts.  You can create similar mind maps to help you in your leaning, but each time make sure to decide before-hand your ultimate objective and the audience. This mind-map is specially designed for IGCSE Biology students. So students from other boards might feel it has more or may be less info, so it is important to specify your target audience too.

 

So, i hope , more get inspired to create mind maps that will make learning simpler and at the same time  less stressful. Do not forget to  exchange and or share your mind maps with others.