Interpreting the Evidence
Enfield Falls, near Ithaca, c. 1900
Suggested Teaching Instructions
New York State is the home of many breathtaking waterfalls. They can be found in all different regions of the state. The origin of the waterfalls stems from the Ice Age and movement of glaciers throughout the area.
How does geography impact culture and economy?
Check for Understanding
Describe the scene in the photograph and explain how this water source influenced New York's culture and economy.
What is a more popular name for the waterfall in this photograph? In which state park is it located? Did the park exist at the time this photograph was taken?
Science: Investigate the impact of glaciers in New York State during the Ice Age.
English Language Arts: Write a newspaper article persuading people to visit a waterfall of your choice in New York State.