Do you know what Sonic hedgehog is? Yes, it is a video game character, but it is also a protein that controls how your fingers develop. A paleontologist discusses the development of the arm and hand, beginning with fish and ending with Sonic the Hedgehog.
- Research Pikachurin, another protein named after a video game character
- Be aware that not all comments on YouTube are appropriate for the classroom
- Requires no prior knowledge, making this a universal resource
- Provides a list of further reading and resources in the notes section on YouTube
- Includes closed captioning for ease of note taking