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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

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Debate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Math

The Charlotte Mason Method

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Character Matters for Kids

Teaching Blends

AP Courses At Home

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to Win the Geography Bee

The History of Public Education

Shakespeare Camp

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Critical Thinking and Logic

University Model Schools

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Narration Beats Tests

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Reason for Reading

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Classical Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Bears in the House

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Who Needs the Prom?

Start a Nature Notebook

The Gift of a Mentor

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

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Laptop Homeschool