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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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The History of Public Education

Teaching Blends

AP Courses At Home

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Combining Work and Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

University Model Schools

The Gift of a Mentor

A Reason for Reading

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Math

The Charlotte Mason Method

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

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

Bears in the House

Character Matters for Kids

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 3

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Debate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Classical Education

Myth of the Teenager

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Phonics the Montessori Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Shakespeare Camp

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Start a Nature Notebook

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

I Was an Accelerated Child