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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Narration Beats Tests

Shakespeare Camp

Classical Education

The Gift of a Mentor

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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teaching Blends

Myth of the Teenager

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Who Needs the Prom?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teach Your Children to Work

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Reason for Reading

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to Win the Geography Bee

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Math

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Character Matters for Kids

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Debate

AP Courses At Home

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Phonics the Montessori Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The History of Public Education

Getting Organized Part 3

University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Combining Work and Homeschool

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Cursive Writing