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Subject: What is the historical accuracy of thermometers?

Date: Mon May 8 16:26:16 2006
Posted by John
Grade level: 7-9 School: Home School
City: Columbus State/Province: Georgia Country: No country entered.
Area of science: Science History
ID: 1147130776.Sh

I am supposed to write an article on Global Warming, and looking at the 
temperature changes that are shown on graphs I've seen the changes people are 
talking about are pretty small.  How trustworthy were temperature readings in 
1860's when most of the graphs start showing temperatures. 

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