Pebble stuck in a wheel -traditional view
- Judah L Schwartz
A pebble is stuck on the rim of a rolling wheel. One of these graphs shows the height of the pebble as a function of time. The other graph shows the height of the pebble as a function of position along the road. Which graph is which? Why do you think so? [watch an animation by clicking in the lower left hand corner of this window] What other questions could/would you ask of your students based on this applet?