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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!

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Narration Beats Tests

A Reason for Reading

AP Courses At Home

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Montessori Math

Classical Education

Character Matters for Kids

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Shakespeare Camp

Bears in the House

Who Needs the Prom?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teach Your Children to Work

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Laptop Homeschool

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The History of Public Education

Teaching Blends

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

Myth of the Teenager

How to Win the Geography Bee

Combining Work and Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

I Was an Accelerated Child

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Gift of a Mentor

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Critical Thinking and Logic

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Debate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps