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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The History of Public Education

University Model Schools

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Myth of the Teenager

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Shakespeare Camp

Teaching Blends

Whole-Language Boondoggle

AP Courses At Home

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

How to Win the Geography Bee

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 3

Classical Education

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Debate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Gift of a Mentor

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Who Needs the Prom?

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

Start a Nature Notebook

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Math

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Character Matters for Kids

Narration Beats Tests

Combining Work and Homeschool

Interview with John Taylor Gatto