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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

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Character Matters for Kids

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 3

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

AP Courses At Home

Classical Education

Bears in the House

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Shakespeare Camp

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Reason for Reading

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

Who Needs the Prom?

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Math

Laptop Homeschool

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Combining Work and Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

I Was an Accelerated Child

Phonics the Montessori Way

Myth of the Teenager

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Debate

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The History of Public Education

Narration Beats Tests

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teach Your Children to Work