How Warming Leads to Sea Level Rise

Learn how warming oceans expand and cause sea level to rise
Client: National Park Service Climate Change Response Program

Did you know that sea level rise is caused by more complicated factors than just melting glaciers? This video demonstrates how warming temperatures in our atmosphere can lead to the expansion of our oceans, which further contributes to rising sea levels. Made to accompany another video about melting glaciers and sea level rise, this video illustrates for educators a simple hands-on activity to use with students of all ages.