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Read more about Introduction to Soil Science

Introduction to Soil Science

Publisher: Iowa State University

This textbook introduces readers to the basics of soil science, including the physical, chemical, and biological properties of soils; soil formation, classification, and global distribution; soil health, soils and humanity, and sustainable land management.

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Read more about Preparing to Publish

Preparing to Publish

Publisher: Iowa State University

License: CC BY-NC-SA

This book offers a wealth of instructional material on the topic of research article writing for publication and thesis or dissertation completion. The text provides graduate student writers with helpful information, strategies, and tips on navigating disciplinary writing in their fields and how to understand, dissect, and ultimately, construct their own research article.

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Read more about Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Design

Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Design

Publisher: Iowa State University

A collection of readings and exercises aligned with the course, ME 270, Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Design, at Iowa State University. This course provides an overview of mechanical engineering design with applications to thermal and mechanical systems, and an introduction to current design practices used in industry.

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Read more about Sports Nutrition Laboratory Manual - 1st Ed.

Sports Nutrition Laboratory Manual - 1st Ed.

Copyright Year: 2022

Contributors: Miles, Wilson, and Chamberlin

Publisher: TRAILS

License: CC BY-NC-SA

This lab manual is designed for the upper division and graduate sports nutrition courses, covering, supporting, and reinforcing fundamental nutritional concepts. This manual provides hands-on experience that will help strengthen student’s knowledge and application of the material. Labs focus on learning areas of exercise intensity and substrate utilization, measuring glycemic responses to selected food items with or without exercise, designing sports drinks and testing rehydration responses, and metabolic health. Additionally, this manual provides a step-by-step guide to strengthen student’s ability to generate data and convey their results in a scientific manner.

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Read more about Biology 102 Laboratory Manual: Biology of Plants and Animals

Biology 102 Laboratory Manual: Biology of Plants and Animals

Contributors: Ray and Jones

Publisher: University of North Alabama

Bio 102 Lab Manual: Biology of plants and animals, including humans, via a comparative study of body systems.

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Read more about Bridge the Distance: Teacher Poets Writing to Bridge the Distance

Bridge the Distance: Teacher Poets Writing to Bridge the Distance

Copyright Year: 2021

Contributor: Donovan

Publisher: Oklahoma State University

License: CC BY

During the early days of quarantine, many teachers turned to poetry to process their experiences. Teacher-Poets Writing to Bridge the Distance: An Oral History of COVID-19 preserves this poetry and teachers' experiences as they navigated a new reality in education. This resource also provides a model for qualitative research methodologies as well as oral history best practices.

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Read more about Recipe Development and Modification: Textbook and Lab Manual

Recipe Development and Modification: Textbook and Lab Manual

Publisher: University of Arkansas

This resource is being created to support an upper-division nutrition course. Course Description: Students will use existing research to identify foods with preventative and functional properties and apply that information to develop and modify recipes for improved nutritional quality and disease management. Learning Outcomes: Students who successfully complete the requirements for this course (lecture and lab) will be able to: • Compare and contrast various sources of nutritional information and be able to identify unsubstantiated health and nutrition claims. • Demonstrate how to locate, interpret, and use professional literature to make ethical, evidence-based decisions. • Evaluate original recipes for sensory and nutritional qualities. • Identify nutritional benefits and culinary applications of selected ingredients. • Establish goals for recipe modifications or substitutions with consideration of specific diseases or conditions. • Demonstrate an understanding of the recipe modification process and apply nutritional knowledge and skills to develop and modify recipes with consideration of the prevention and management of diet related diseases. • Test and evaluate sensory and nutritional qualities of food products

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Read more about Sustainable Property Management

Sustainable Property Management

Copyright Year: 2023

Contributor: Hopkins

Publisher: Virginia Tech Publishing

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Although “sustainability,” as used in the real estate context, is about preserving the environment, it is about more than that. In sustainable property management, sustainability encompasses three spheres—environmental, social, and economic. Sustainable property management is about reconciling these three spheres throughout the operations and maintenance phase of the building lifecycle in such a way that a balance is achieved between economic development and protection of environmental and social resources.

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Read more about Economics for Life: Real World Financial Literacy

Economics for Life: Real World Financial Literacy

Contributor: Wargo

Publisher: North Broad Press

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Read more about Gratis!: A Flipped-Classroom and Active Learning Approach to Italian

Gratis!: A Flipped-Classroom and Active Learning Approach to Italian

Contributor: Galati

Publisher: North Broad Press

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