In this activity, students will complete the Federal Budget Challenge. This challenge can be found on the internet and a link is provided within the document. Students will be learning how complex and difficult the process of governmental budgeting is and the scope of The United States spending. This activity includes the necessary link to access the challenge and also five response questions to challenge students thinking and reasoning. This activity is designed to be used with computers and/or tablets. Students can complete individually, in small groups, or as a class depending on available computer resources. The preview includes the link to the challenge so teachers can check out the website and also two sample questions found on the document.