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Teaching Why is there too much milk and not enough toilet paper?

Why is there too much milk and not enough toilet paper?

Farmers are dumping milk down the drain and letting vegetables rot in their fields. Meanwhile, many Americans see grocery store shelves that are missing key items like dairy products and even toilet paper. This is surprising and confusing to many Americans.

Elizabeth Ransom, Pennsylvania State University; E. Melanie DuPuis, Pace University; Michelle R. Worosz, Auburn University
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Why is the coronavirus pandemic affecting what we can buy in stores?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, US.10 - Contemporary U.S. (1968 - present)

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2,4
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