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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Combining Work and Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

I Was an Accelerated Child

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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Start a Nature Notebook

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlotte Mason Method

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Math

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The History of Public Education

Classical Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Reason for Reading

Shakespeare Camp

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Bears in the House

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teach Your Children to Work

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Laptop Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

Teaching Blends

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps