Why Melting Glaciers Matter to the Coast

Activity Type

Video

Activity Time

2 minutes

Why Melting Glaciers Matter to the Coast

Activity by:

NPS Climate Change Response

About the Activity

This video demonstrates how melting land ice raises sea level, but melting sea ice does not. See how warming in far-away places like Antarctica matters to people on coasts world-wide. Teachers can repeat this demonstration with inexpensive materials.