Martin Fisher

Host, The Weekly Experiment

Martin S. Fisher is the Executive Director of Science Central (Fort Wayne, IN). Martin has worked over 30 years in the science center and museum field. He holds a B.S. degree in Zoology from Miami University (Oxford, Ohio) with an emphasis in vertebrate ecology and a M.A. degree in Science Education from The Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio) with an emphasis in environmental education and educational psychology. Martin has served on a number of professional committees in the museum and education fields, including the Association of Science-Technology Centers, Association of Indiana Museums, Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce, Northeast Indiana Hospitality Association, Indiana Space Grant Consortium, the Northeast Indiana Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (NISTEM) Education Resource Center, and a Mayoral-appointed Task Force. Martin also hosts weekly science segments on the local ABC/NBC television station.

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores the science of coal. How does it form, what are the different types, and why do we use it for energy?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about a common mineral. What is the chemical structure of calcite, where is it found in nature, and what are some of its properties?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores the measurement system of pH. What is it, how is it calculated, and where did the term even come from?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores the strange physics of plasma. What is this fourth state of matter, how does it form, and where is it found?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about a class of animals called Arachnids. What are their characteristics, what are some types of arachnids, and how do they differ from insects?

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