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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

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University Model Schools

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Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Math

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The History of Public Education

Character Matters for Kids

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

I Was an Accelerated Child

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Myth of the Teenager

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

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Laptop Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Debate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teaching Blends

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Classical Education

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Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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Phonics the Montessori Way

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A Reason for Reading

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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