Gather background information to have a basic understanding of the topic.
Get curious about the topic. What questions do you have?
Perform initial searches to see what questions have already been answered about the topic.
Narrow your topic to a single research question that has not already been answered and perform more focused searches.
Review the sources you've found by digging deeper into each source and asking more questions.
Compose your results and share them to contribute to the conversations on the topic.