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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

AP Courses At Home

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teaching Blends

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Bears in the House

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

Classical Education

Myth of the Teenager

University Model Schools

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlotte Mason Method

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The History of Public Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

Character Matters for Kids

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Who Needs the Prom?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Teach Your Children to Work

Narration Beats Tests

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 3

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Shakespeare Camp

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Debate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Start a Nature Notebook

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Gift of a Mentor

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Math

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers