Cost of war in Iraq: How does it effect my community?

Author:

Kari Kokka

Resource Type:

Lesson Plans

Math Content:

Averages, Budgets

Justice Issues:

War, Defense Budget

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Description:

This activity allows students to investigate the cost of the war in Iraq and compare it with the cost of addressing both local and global problems. Students will understand how much money is being spent on the war, gain mathematical literacy, and conduct internet research so that they can educate themselves about the war.