Wednesday May 27, 7 pm – Virtual Presentation
By Catherine Konieczny, School Programs Manager, Buffalo Museum of Science
Niagara Falls is one of the most recognizable waterfalls in the world, it also happens to be in our backyard. Learn what makes this geological wonder so dynamic.
Explore the historical and cultural significance of the oldest state park in America and how it impacts us today. Journey down through time to discover how Niagara Falls got its shape, how it’s still changing today, and what secrets lay beneath.
-Historical significance: Native Americans and early development
-Geomorphology: The last ice age, weathering and erosion
-Geology: Stratigraphic column and fossils
-Human mitigation: Hydropower and Dewatering the Falls
To participate you’ll need to Register Here and download Zoom. We’ll email a link to the talk shortly before 7 pm.