Great Grandpa and Grandpa Times

Braelee and Kyra

Facts

1. Population jumping from 1.6 to 6 billion between 1900 and 2000.


2. Worst tropical storm of the 20th century occurred in Bangladesh in November 1970 where 300,000- 500,000 people were killed due to winds.


3. During the 20th Century there were two world wars, a lot of hurricanes and typhoons, influenza breakouts, droughts and shortage of food.


4. Globally averaged as the warmest decade in the past 140 years, with 1998 being the warmest year on record.


5. The combustion of fossil fuels has been identified as a major factor in the increase of this important greenhouse gas linked to global warming.

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January- Average Temperature

It slowly got warmer. It started under 15 but it got warmer. Lowest temperature was in 1912 and it was 0. Highest temperature was in 2005 and it was around 30 degrees
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January- Precipitation

Average- .66

Highest- 1932 and it was 2 inches

Lowest- 1981 and it was a little over 0

Slowly got drier.

What trends can you determine from your graphs of temperature and precipitation where you live?

The grandparents lived when it was colder and more precipitation.

Write a clear conclusion for your grandpa/great grandpa explaining if it is or isn’t an accurate statement that winters were colder in the past?

Our grandparents had it harder because the graph says the winter was colder. When the days got warmer is when the dates went up.