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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!

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Popular Articles

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Organized Part 3

Whole-Language Boondoggle

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Math

Narration Beats Tests

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to Win the Geography Bee

Shakespeare Camp

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Myth of the Teenager

Critical Thinking and Logic

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Laptop Homeschool

Combining Work and Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

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

Bears in the House

Teaching Blends

A Reason for Reading

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Who Needs the Prom?

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Debate

Classical Education

The History of Public Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Gift of a Mentor

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors