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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

Classical Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Whole-Language Boondoggle

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Character Matters for Kids

Shakespeare Camp

Who Needs the Prom?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Critical Thinking and Logic

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Phonics the Montessori Way

AP Courses At Home

The History of Public Education

Bears in the House

Narration Beats Tests

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teaching Blends

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Gift of a Mentor

Teach Your Children to Work

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlotte Mason Method

University Model Schools

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 3

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Math

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning