Planning & Carrying Out Investigations Activity #3: Pringles Challenge


Using the Pringles Challenge, students plan and carry out an investigation to create a Pringles shipping container. Emphasis needs to be placed on PLANNING and CARRYING out the investigation. Using a medium agreed upon by the teacher, such as a narrative, oral report, presentation, etc., students create a plan. The plan could include, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Introduction
  • Necessary materials
  • Step-by-step plan for their Pringles shipping container
  • Description of the data collection
  • Timeline of the investigation
  • Example of data collection strategy (tables, graphs, etc.)
  • How the results will be reported

Students then carry out the investigation and share the results.

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