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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

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Classical Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 3

The History of Public Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Who Needs the Prom?

The Benefits of Debate

AP Courses At Home

How to Win the Geography Bee

Whole-Language Boondoggle

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

University Model Schools

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlotte Mason Method

Narration Beats Tests

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Laptop Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

Teach Your Children to Work

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Myth of the Teenager

Teaching Blends

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Gift of a Mentor

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Reason for Reading

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Combining Work and Homeschool

Bears in the House

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Character Matters for Kids