act one

  • 1. How fast do you think Rich Eisen runs in miles per hour?
  • 2. Write a guess.
  • 3. Write a guess you know is too high.
  • 4. Write a guess you know is too low.

act three


  • 5. Is your answer different from Rich Eisen's fastest speed? Is it lower or higher? What could account for the difference?
  • 6. The World Almanac of Books and Facts reports a cheetah running at 70 miles per hour. How many seconds would it take a cheetah running at that speed to finish the 40-yard dash?