This resource features tools designed for child welfare leaders in California to use and adapt to meet the workforce development needs of their specific county or jurisdiction.
In this unit, we describe the theory of evolution by natural selection as proposed by Charles Darwin in his book, first published in 1859, On The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or The Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. We will look at natural selection as Darwin did, taking inheritance for granted, but ignoring the mechanisms underlying it.
Genetic mutations provide valuable tools for analyzing biochemical pathways in yeast. In this module, students use deletion mutants to analyze the steps in methionine biosynthesis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. At the end of this module, students will be able to:understand and use the correct genetic nomenclature for genes, proteins and mutant strainsexplain how genetic screens are used to isolate mutant strains with particular phenotypesdistinguish various met deletion strains by their ability to grow on selective media containing different sulfur sources and by their appearnace on indicator mediapredict how mutations in various MET genes will affect the intracellular concentrations of intermediates in the methionine biosynthesis This module is part of a semester-long introductory lab class, Investigations in Molecular Cell BIology, at Boston College.
Human resource or manpower planning is of great important in the general development and growth of organizations. Thus personnel and Human resources experts, managers and practitioners have now made it known to management that adequate attention be given to it with a view to ensuring better use of other resources especially capital. Organisations have also realized that with increasing competition and complexity in business, more time should be devoted to effective human resources planning to achieve desired goals. Furthermore organisations have known that not only is the overall cost of human resources high , that human element is complex, unpredictable and sometimes difficult to develop or change unlike capital that is relatively easier to acquire, manager or control.
These materials have been put together to help students and youth to learn the basics of judging and evaluating dairy cattle using various methods. This resource was designed to be used with other resources to help teach basic dairy cattle judging and evaluation. There are numerous 4-H, Cooperative Extension and Breed Association booklets freely available, referred to in the document. However, this resource differs as it is intentionally full of visual examples and videos. The objective is to provide educators with additional resources to help beginning cattle judges understand visual evaluation and comparative judging techniques, as well as breed standards, linear scoring, oral reasons and the basics of fitting and showmanship.