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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

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

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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Start a Nature Notebook

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Bears in the House

Laptop Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Reason for Reading

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Math

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Critical Thinking and Logic

University Model Schools

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The History of Public Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Shakespeare Camp

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teach Your Children to Work

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to Win the Geography Bee

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Character Matters for Kids

Narration Beats Tests

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teaching Blends

Myth of the Teenager

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Who Needs the Prom?

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlotte Mason Method