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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

A Reason for Reading

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Debate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Classical Education

Montessori Math

Character Matters for Kids

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

University Model Schools

Who Needs the Prom?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Laptop Homeschool

Teach Your Children to Work

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Bears in the House

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Critical Thinking and Logic

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The History of Public Education

Shakespeare Camp

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Start a Nature Notebook

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 3

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Narration Beats Tests

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Combining Work and Homeschool