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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 AVCO Sequential Spelling

Popular Articles

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Debate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Gift of a Mentor

Teaching Blends

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Laptop Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Reason for Reading

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Montessori Math

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

AP Courses At Home

The History of Public Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Myth of the Teenager

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Narration Beats Tests

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Start a Nature Notebook

Character Matters for Kids

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Bears in the House

Critical Thinking and Logic

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

University Model Schools

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Phonics the Montessori Way