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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 University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Gift of a Mentor

Phonics the Montessori Way

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Benefits of Debate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The History of Public Education

Start a Nature Notebook

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to Win the Geography Bee

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Reason for Reading

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

I Was an Accelerated Child

Myth of the Teenager

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Math

Shakespeare Camp

Combining Work and Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Character Matters for Kids

Whole-Language Boondoggle

University Model Schools

Bears in the House

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Laptop Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teach Your Children to Work

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Narration Beats Tests

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Classical Education