Beach Awash in Amber

WORLD A severe storm has left a Russian beach covered with pieces of amber. (St. Petersburg Times) Use our resources to understand why amber is nicknamed “fossil resin.” Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit. Discussion Ideas The St. Petersburg Times—that’s St. Petersburg, Russia, not Florida!—describes Kaliningrad, the region of Russia where the amber appeared, as an “exclave.” … Continue reading Beach Awash in Amber