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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!

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University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Classical Education

The Benefits of Debate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teach Your Children to Work

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 3

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Start a Nature Notebook

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teaching Blends

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Reason for Reading

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Character Matters for Kids

Phonics the Montessori Way

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

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to Win the Geography Bee

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Who Needs the Prom?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Laptop Homeschool

The History of Public Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlotte Mason Method

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

AP Courses At Home

Bears in the House

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

University Model Schools

The Gift of a Mentor

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Math

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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Whole-Language Boondoggle

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