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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

Who Needs the Prom?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

AP Courses At Home

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Narration Beats Tests

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Reason for Reading

Character Matters for Kids

Shakespeare Camp

Start a Nature Notebook

Teach Your Children to Work

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

I Was an Accelerated Child

Classical Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Organized Part 3

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Math

University Model Schools

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Bears in the House

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The History of Public Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Debate

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

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Myth of the Teenager

Laptop Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Cursive Writing