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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

Bears in the House

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Reason for Reading

Critical Thinking and Logic

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Who Needs the Prom?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Classical Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Laptop Homeschool

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Start a Nature Notebook

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Math

Teach Your Children to Work

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

AP Courses At Home

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 3

Teaching Blends

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to Win the Geography Bee

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

University Model Schools

Myth of the Teenager

The History of Public Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Shakespeare Camp

Character Matters for Kids

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Whole-Language Boondoggle