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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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Popular Articles

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Myth of the Teenager

Bears in the House

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

University Model Schools

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teach Your Children to Work

Montessori Math

Phonics the Montessori Way

Narration Beats Tests

The Charlotte Mason Method

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The History of Public Education

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 3

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Character Matters for Kids

Shakespeare Camp

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Critical Thinking and Logic

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Debate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

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

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Teaching Blends

I Was an Accelerated Child

Classical Education

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Gift of a Mentor

AP Courses At Home

A Reason for Reading

Who Needs the Prom?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Interview with John Taylor Gatto