Kingdoms of life

There are millions of living things in this world. To know and understand them better, scientists have classified them into six kingdoms. They are: Plants, Animals, Fungi, Eubacteria, Archaebacteria, and Protists. Plants include trees and grass, moss and ferns and even the grass in your backyard. Plants are many celled organisms. Plants make their own […]

You Don’t Know Jack

Jack Thomas Andraka is an inventor, scientist and cancer researcher. He is the recipient of the 2012 Gordon E. Moore Award, the grand prize of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Andraka was awarded the $75,000 Award, named in honor of the co-founder of Intel Corporation, for his work in developing a new, rapid, […]

October 2013 – Welcome Note

Dear Friends, Welcome to the October edition of Mathus Academy Educational newsletter. Hope you and your children have enjoyed our inaugural newsletter and the blogs – especially the MathGrid and Science Saturdays, and the recent science competition ‘Who is Satyendra Bose?” As you read the newsletter articles, if you would like to ask a question […]