Handy Hands

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Episode 2 of 25

Duration: 15 minutes

Nina investigates how hands work, with the help of Felix, her touch neuron. Experimenters Esther, Lily and Ruby visit Nina in her lab and discover that people can move and bend their hands in lots of different and useful ways. They learn how people can do lots of things that animals can't, like eating with a knife and fork, because they have really special thumbs. Thumbs move in lots of special ways and this makes them brilliant for things like gripping.

Credits

Nina
Katrina Bryan
Belle
Kelly Harrison
Felix
Lewis Macleod
Luke
Patrice Naiambana
Ollie
Siobhan Redmond
Bud
Sharon Small
Director
Michael Prince
Series Producer
Ciaran Cruickshank
Writer
David Bishop

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