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Janice VanCleave

Janice VanCleave


Columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Janice VanCleave is the author of fifty-two science experiment books for kids and educators. She is currently creating a homeschool section on her science website and invites you to visit her website and make suggestions for topics you'd like to see on her site, scienceprojectideasforkids.com.


Homeschooling Articles by Janice VanCleave

Daylight Savings Discover how daylight savings time works!

Meteorites What happens when a meteor strikes the earth?

Water from Gases How can we get liquid by combining two gases?

Flies on the Ceiling How do flies walk on the ceiling and what is it like to walk upside down?

Buoyancy Why a metal boat floats, but a metal ball sinks.

Walk Like a Bug How bugs walk without stepping on their own toes.

How Joints Work Build a model elbow!

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Combining Work and Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teach Your Children to Work

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

How to Win the Geography Bee

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Character Matters for Kids

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Debate

Myth of the Teenager

Bears in the House

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Math

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Phonics the Montessori Way

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Narration Beats Tests

Who Needs the Prom?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

AP Courses At Home

University Model Schools

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Start a Nature Notebook

The History of Public Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

What We Can Learn from the Homeschooled 2002 National Geography Bee Winners

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Classical Education

Shakespeare Camp

The Gift of a Mentor

Teaching Blends

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1