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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

Classical Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Shakespeare Camp

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Combining Work and Homeschool

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

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The History of Public Education

Myth of the Teenager

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Character Matters for Kids

How to Win the Geography Bee

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 3

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Reason for Reading

Laptop Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Narration Beats Tests

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Debate

AP Courses At Home

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teaching Blends

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Who Needs the Prom?

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teach Your Children to Work

University Model Schools

Montessori Math

Bears in the House