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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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Reason for Reading

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Character Matters for Kids

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Shakespeare Camp

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

University Model Schools

The Gift of a Mentor

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Combining Work and Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Narration Beats Tests

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Bears in the House

Critical Thinking and Logic

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Classical Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Myth of the Teenager

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Debate

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

Montessori Math

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teaching Blends

Phonics the Montessori Way

AP Courses At Home

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 3

The History of Public Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"