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A Mixed Course-Based Research Approach to Human Physiology book cover

A Mixed Course-Based Research Approach to Human Physiology

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Author(s): Karri Haen Whitmer

Subject(s): Physiology, Scientific research

Publisher: Iowa State University Digital Press

Last updated: 27/02/2024

The Biology 256 Fundamentals of Human Physiology Laboratory course was designed to provide students with hands-on access to modern techniques in human physiological analyses using the course-based research pedagogical approach. In this course, students will learn how to perform literature searches; generate research questions and hypotheses; design experiments; collect, analyze, visualize and interpret data; and present scientific findings to others. The Biol 256L curriculum offers a high-impact human physiology experience that fosters the critical thinking skills required to be a successful citizen in a modern world filled with misinformation.

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Genetics, Agriculture, and Biotechnology

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Author(s): Walter Suza, Donald Lee

Subject(s): Genetic engineering, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture, Industrial processes

Publisher: Iowa State University Digital Press

Last updated: 25/02/2024

This textbook provides an introduction to plant genetics and biotechnology for the advancement of agriculture. A clear and structured introduction to the topic for learners new to the field of genetics, the book includes: an introduction to the life cycle of the cell, DNA and how it relates to genes and chromosomes, DNA analysis, recombinant DNA, biotechnology, and transmission genetics.

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21st Century Queer Fashion Brands

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Author(s): Kelly L. Reddy-Best, Dana Goodin, Kyra Streck

Subject(s): Cultural studies: dress and society

Publisher: Iowa State University Digital Press

Last updated: 20/02/2024

The purpose of this project is to document the history of each brand using the oral history method. We conducted oral histories with 24 brands with questions ranging from their own personal histories to how and why they started the brand. We are interested in the lives of the individuals who founded the brands in addition to the entire story of each brand from idea development to today so that way these stories can be documented as an important part of fashion and retail history.

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Human Reproduction: A Clinical Approach

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Author(s): Dr. Hala Bastawros, M.D

Subject(s): Human reproduction, growth and development

Institution(s): Iowa State University

Publisher: Iowa State University Digital Press

Last updated: 19/02/2024

This book is designed to provide a deep understanding of the biological and biomedical aspects of human reproduction, covering a both basic reproductive biology and clinical applications.

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Introduction to Soil Science

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Author(s): Amber Anderson

Subject(s): Soil science and management

Publisher: Iowa State University Digital Press

Last updated: 11/02/2024

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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Dress, Appearance, and Diversity in U.S. Society

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Author(s): Kelly L. Reddy-Best

Subject(s): Cultural studies: dress and society

Publisher: Iowa State University Digital Press

Last updated: 08/02/2024

This book introduces topics about identity, dress, and the body. Through the content, readers explore how individuals and communities use dress as a way to communicate (i.e. “negotiate” in fashion studies) their various identities. There is heightened attention to social justice, power, privilege, and oppression. That is, the content focuses on the experiences of historically marginalized communities and the ways they navigate dress and dressing their bodies in different contexts. In the first part of the book, readers are introduced to concepts and theories related to fashion, clothing, dress, and/or accessories. In the second part, readers examine the role that fashion, clothing, dress, and/or accessories play in identity development for individuals in marginalized communities in the United States.

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Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Design

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Author(s): Jacqulyn A. Baughman

Subject(s): Mechanical engineering

Publisher: Iowa State University Digital Press

Last updated: 03/01/2024

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. As part of the course design, learners will complete a semester-long team project focused on addressing societal needs.

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Preparing to Publish

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Author(s): Sarah Huffman, Elena Cotos, Kimberly Becker

Subject(s): Research and information: general, Scientific research

Publisher: Iowa State University Digital Press

Last updated: 24/12/2023

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. The text is organized according to a standard research article format, breaking down each section of the empirical research in a simple and straightforward manner to help graduate students build a quality, argument-driven manuscript as they write up their empirical study findings.

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Basic Scientific Food Preparation Lab Manual

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Author(s): Iowa State University Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition

Subject(s): Catering and food preparation skills and trades

Publisher: Iowa State University Digital Press

Last updated: 20/12/2023

This lab book is intended for use in both the lab and kitchen. Each section of the book contains learning objectives, lab problems to be solved, recipes, questions, and observation charts for the input of data.

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Food Product Development Lab Manual

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Author(s): Kate Gilbert, Ken Prusa

Subject(s): Product design, Food and drink service industries

Publisher: Iowa State University Digital Press

Last updated: 15/12/2023

A practical how-to illustrating the process of developing a new food product from ideation and formulation to processing and lastly commercialization. This book highlights the overall process and gives instructions for each of the steps along the way.