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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!

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Math

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teaching Blends

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Classical Education

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Gift of a Mentor

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Bears in the House

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Who Needs the Prom?

The History of Public Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

AP Courses At Home

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Debate

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

Shakespeare Camp

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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

Character Matters for Kids

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 3

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Reason for Reading

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Myth of the Teenager

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Critical Thinking and Logic