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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

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

Laptop Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Debate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

University Model Schools

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teaching Blends

A Reason for Reading

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Shakespeare Camp

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

AP Courses At Home

Narration Beats Tests

Whole-Language Boondoggle

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 3

Combining Work and Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

The Gift of a Mentor

Teach Your Children to Work

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlotte Mason Method

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Bears in the House

Classical Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Math

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The History of Public Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate