Good Informative Speech Topics

Use this list of good informative speech topics to fire your imagination.

Remember - these are ideas for informative speeches, so you just want to INFORM your audience, not persuade them to take an action or try to convince them that something is "good" or "bad". You are simply letting them know the facts.

For example, if you wanted to write a speech on the Turks and Caicos Islands, you would want to inform your audience of where these Islands are, the history of the Islands, etc. You wouldn't try to convince them that they are the best Caribbean Islands for a beach vacation.

Now choose a topic that interests you and find out all you can about it so you can deliver your best presentation ever!

Good informative speech topics

1st 11 Good Informative Speech Topics

  • how to obtain a criminology degree online
  • hybrid: cars, vegetables, animals
  • the reality show phenomenon
  • the origin of alphabets
  • the history of tobacco use
  • human cadavers - history of, uses of (Great informative book on this subject - Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers)
  • DNA evidence
  • women in the military
  • botox (now being found to be useful in pain control)
  • herbs as medicine
  • the history of greyhound dogs

Set 2

  • history of comic books (general or choose a specific one, ie. Superman, X-Men, etc)
  • first woman astronaut
  • history of transplants
  • medicinal marijuana
  • Dolly the sheep (very first clone of a mammal)
  • alternative fuels
  • nanotechnology
  • history of smoking in movies
  • genetically modified crops
  • history of Barbie
informative speech topics - first woman astronaut

Set 3

  • the day the music died
  • history of makeup
  • increase in childhood obesity
  • liposuction
  • tsunamis
  • lasik surgery
  • parental child abduction
  • internet crimes
  • REM sleep (dreaming)
  • chemical warfare

Set 4

  • how 3D glasses work
  • how autofocus cameras work
  • federal witness security program
  • amber alert
  • Nostradamus
  • composting
  • radon
  • low carb diets
  • caffeine (or any favorite drink and what it does to your body)
  • PMS
An informative speech about 3D glasses

Set 5

  • how the cold war ended
  • how crowd funding is changing lives
  • animal communication
  • how evidence is handled at a crime scene
  • how the Ramanov family influenced Russian society
  • illiteracy
  • global warming
  • stress and its effects
  • civil disobedience
  • how metal detectors work
  • how traditional marriages have changed since the 60's

Set 6

  • how a hurricane/tornado/earthquake develops
  • helicopters in combat
  • marriage rituals around the world
  • history of crop circles
  • how humor heals
  • how to grow organic potted plants
  • how to sow seeds indoors
  • how to furnish an apartment inexpensively
  • how to avoid losing money on investments
  • how to get started investing in the stock market
sow seeds

I'm sure you can come up with hundreds more good informative speech topics. Just look around you when you're out and about... anytime you find something that makes you ask a question, you have an idea for a subject on which you can write for your next informational speech!

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Informative Speech Topics - Main Page
Guidelines for Writing an Informative Speech
Creating your Outline

Brainstorming techniques...

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Example informative speeches for inspiration...

Hybrid Animals
How Humor Heals
The Truth About Caffeine
Childhood Obesity
Global Warming

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