Interpreting the Evidence
Vortex of Horseshoe Falls, Niagara Falls, c. 1900
Suggested Teaching Instructions
The top of the Horseshoe Falls at Niagara Falls, circa 1900.
How does geography influence human settlement and economic systems?
Check for Understanding
Describe the scene in the photograph and explain the influence of this body of water on New York's settlement and economy.
Niagara Falls was the subject of what international treaty?
Science: What is hydroelectric power, and how does it work?
English Language Arts: Create a travel brochure for people visiting Niagara Falls. Include five interesting facts about the falls.