Can you create a story that would describe the movement of the man
shown on these graphs? Use the interactivity to try out our ideas.
Take Your Dog for a Walk
Stage: 2 Challenge Level:
Use the interactivity to try out different ways of making Mr Pearson walk. What does the graph look like if you move him slowly and steadily away from the house? Can you now alter the way you move him to try to create a curve?
The NRICH Project aims to enrich the mathematical experiences of all learners. To support this aim, members of the
NRICH team work in a wide range of capacities, including providing professional development for teachers wishing to
embed rich mathematical tasks into everyday classroom practice. More information on many of our other activities
can be found here.