Objective and Goals

  • Define the objective of your project. What question are you trying to answer? This will be the driving force behind your research work.
  • Identify the main goals of your project. What specific outcomes do you hope to achieve?

Research Methods

  • Outline the methodologies you intend to use to carry out your research.
  • Describe any equipment or materials needed for your research and confirm their availability.
  • Explain the reasons behind your chosen methodologies.

Risks and Ethical Considerations

  • Identify any potential risks or obstacles that might occur during your project.
  • Describe how you plan to mitigate these risks or work around obstacles.
  • Discuss any ethical issues related to your research and how you plan to address them.

Project Timeline

  • Create a realistic, comprehensive timeline for your project.
  • Keep in mind that research often takes longer than anticipated, so allow buffer time for unexpected delays.

Anticipated Results

  • Discuss the results and outcomes you hope to achieve.
  • Indicate how you intend to interpret and present your data.

Remember that the Plan forms thefoundation of your Investigative Project, so it’s important to put a lot of thought into it before you begin.