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Picking a speech topic can be a challenge. Try to select something that is of interest to you.  If you are having difficulty selecting a speech topic, view some of the links below for ideas.


Speech topic idea generator at Old Dominion University

Topic selection helper at University of Hawaii

Persuasive speech topic generator

http://www.goodspeechtopics.com/

Demonstration speech topics

Informative speech topics

Procon.org  Pros and cons of controversial issues


Search the library catalog for "opposing viewpoints" which is a series of books on a variety of topics.  Each book covers one topic and addresses various issues on the topic.


Topic List for John Price's Class

ABS brakes

Airbags

Air-conditioning

Airplanes

Alphabet

Alternating current

Animation

Answering machines

Antiseptics

 computers

Antibiotics

Artificial heart

Aspirin

Assembly lines

ATM

Automobiles

Band-aid

dolls

Battery

Bicycle

Video technology

Board games

boats

Books

Botox

Braces

Braille

Buildings/architecture

Buses

Cable

Calculator

Calendars

Camera

Canning process /food

Car starters

Car seat

Cartoons

Cell phones/telephones

CD’s/music formats

Cereal

Chair

Chemotherapy

Clocks

Cloning

College

Compass/navigation devices

Computers

Cotton gin

Counterfeit money

Crayons

Credit cards

Crockpot

Cryogenics

CT scan

Dental procedures

Dialysis

Diapers

Donut

Drive-thru/fast food

Dryer

E-10 fuel/flex fuel

Electricity

Electric vehicle/hybrid

Electrolysis

Elevator/escalators (people moving)

Communication methods

Energy drinks

EZ Pass

Farm equipment

Fiberglass

Fire department

Fire extinguishers

Fire hydrants

Fishing pole

Data storage devices

Eating utensils

Heating methods

Furniture

Genetics

Glasses/contacts

Guillotine

Hair clippers

Head phones

Hearing aids

Helicopters

High heels

Home Security Systems

Horseless carriage

Horseshoe

Hospitals

Hot air balloon

Hotdogs

Hot tubs

Hula hoops

Indoor plumbing

Ink

Insulin

Internet

Internal Combustion Engine

Jeans

Recreational “toys”

Jewelry

Laser eye surgery

Outdoor games/ i.e.Lawn Jarts

Lawn mower

Lie detectors

Electricity (Light Bulb)

Children’s  toys

Writing implements

Medicine

Microbiology

Microscope

Microsoft

Money

Monopoly (the game)

Musical instruments

Navigation methods

Gaming consoles/devices

Ovens/microwaves

Heart saving devices

Paint

Paper

Parachutes

Pasteurization

Pencil

Phonograph/music devices

Photocopiers

Plastics

Plates

Post-it notes

Powerade type drinks

Preservatives

Printing press

Projectors

Prosthetics

Pyrotechnics

Radio

Razorblade

Household appliances

Restaurants

Revolvers

Robots

Rockets

Rollercoaster

Sandwich

Satellite

S.C.B.A

Scuba Gear

Seatbelts

Semi-conductor

Sewing machine

Shampoo

Shaving razor/cream

Sheet rock

Shoes

Shovel

Shower

Skeet shooting machines

Skiis

Ski lifts

Smoke alarms

Snow blower

Snowplow

Snowshoe

Soap

Socks

Soda

SpongeBob

Spoons

Sports/equipment

Spray-on tan

String

Styrofoam

Submarines

Surgical instruments

Swimming pools

Sword

Tanning beds

Tattoos

Taxi

Teddy bear

Telescopes

Telephones

Television

Thermometer

Toilet paper

Toothbrush

 Tractors

Traffic light

Trains

Transistors

Tupperware

Vaccines

Vacuum cleaner

Vacuum tubes

Velcro

Music devices

Home appliances

Water

water-pumps

Wheel

Wood stove

Writing

X-Ray

Chewing gum

 

 

 

 





 
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