Second Edition   ©2019

Scientific American Nutrition for a Changing World

Jamie Pope (Vanderbilt University) , Steven Nizielski (Grand Valley State University)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-14867-0; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-14867-6; Format: Paper Text, 688 pages

Science Through Real Stories
In Nutrition for a Changing World, each chapter (and each spotlight) includes an engaging, integrated story to provide context and relevance for the essential science.

  • Modern Magazine Look and Feel
    Lively writing and design, in the tradition of Scientific American, make the textbook inviting to students.
  • Info + Graphics = Infographics
    These visually stunning science storyboards guide
    students step-by-step through essential processes and concepts.
  • "Bring it Home" questions ask students to think critically about nutrition concepts in the context of their own lives.
  • “Need to Know” review questions reinforce the learning objectives.

AnalyzeMyDiet provides both a diet tracker and personalized, auto-graded diet analysis activities, freeing instructors from hand-grading diet analysis projects. 

LaunchPad gives students everything they need to prepare for class and exams, while giving instructors everything they need to quickly set up a course, create assignments, and track student progress.  LaunchPad can be used on its own or integrated with your campus Learning Management System.

In LaunchPad:

  • An interactive e-book is paginated, plus fully searchable and downloadable for offline reading.  Features such as highlighting, flash cards, bookmarks, and note-taking make the eBook an effective study tool.
  • LearningCurve adaptive quizzing
    LearningCurve quizzing adapts to students’ needs
    based on their performance. It is the perfect tool to motivate students to read before class, and review after!  Analytics let teachers get a handle on what their class knows and doesn’t know.
  • The Video Assignment Tool makes it easy to assign and assess video-based activities and projects, as well as providing a convenient way for students to submit video coursework.
  • LaunchPad Gradebook gives a clear window on performance for the whole class, for individual students, and for individual assignments.  Gradebook sync is available with LMS integration.
  • Optional pre-built chapter units, curated by the authors, can be used as is or customized. Or choose not to use them and build your course from scratch.
  • Book-specific instructor resources include PowerPoint sets, textbook graphics, lecture and activity suggestions, test banks, and more.
  • Easy LMS integration into your school’s learning management system.