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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

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Critical Thinking and Logic

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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Start a Nature Notebook

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Math

Teach Your Children to Work

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Teaching Blends

Narration Beats Tests

AP Courses At Home

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Debate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to Win the Geography Bee

I Was an Accelerated Child

Bears in the House

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Character Matters for Kids

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Classical Education

Laptop Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 3

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Gift of a Mentor

Myth of the Teenager

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

University Model Schools

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlotte Mason Method

The History of Public Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy