U.S. Congress is now debating how much money to approve on spending for infrastructure. The numbers are between 1 and 3 trillion dollars. I can't even fathom that amount of money. Is there a way to imagine it in proportion to something else?
In this activity students wrestle with comparisons to understand a trillion of anything.
For members we have an editable Word docx of the activity and solutions.
CCSS: 6.RP, 7.RP, MP1