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Grades 9-12

Feeding 10 Billion

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SUBJECTS: Social Studies

TOPICS: Agriculture, Food & Hunger, Land Use

Resource Overview

Food and hunger background reading: Feeding an expanding global population and battling malnutrition among the world’s poor are challenges, especially as farmable land is used for other purposes and a changing climate affects food production.

Tomatoes growing in a Dutch greenhouse.

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This reading must be purchased as part of a lesson packet or as part of a full curriculum that is available in our store.

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