Visit this debt clock website and ask students to make some observations, http://www.nationaldebtclocks.org/debtclock/unitedstates
- What do you see happening on this clock?
- When will the U. S. hit the next trillion dollars deficit milestone?
- How fast is the deficit increasing every hour?
The 2012 and 2013 budgets have been the cause of much party debate. Help your students understand the deficit and our National debt with this timely activity involving percent calculations, conclusions from graphic representations, and comparisons of growth.
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