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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

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I Was an Accelerated Child

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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Who Needs the Prom?

Teach Your Children to Work

Teaching Blends

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Combining Work and Homeschool

Classical Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Debate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The History of Public Education

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 3

University Model Schools

Montessori Math

How to Win the Geography Bee

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Shakespeare Camp

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Start a Nature Notebook

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Myth of the Teenager

Narration Beats Tests

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Reason for Reading

The Gift of a Mentor

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books