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 explains that process where animals change their form. What animals undergo metamorphosis, what are the types of metamorphosis, and what are the stages for the process?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores that fun, yellow metal; gold. What are some of its unique properties, why is it so popular in jewelry, and what are some of the color variations?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central, tells us about the mineral called Quartz. What is it made of, how does it form, and what are some of its characteristics?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores the strange world of Time Zones. What are they, where are they located, and what ways are they used?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores some of the features of time. What is it, what are some ways to measure it, and how is it coordinated around the world?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central tells us about that stuff we sprinkle on our food. What's its chemical composition, how is it made, and where is it produced?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central describes a type of lizard. How do they get their name, where are they found, and what are some of their adaptations to their environment?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explains the science of the Gulf Stream. What is this current in the Atlantic Ocean, how does it form, and where does it flow?

This week on the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central describes a geological term. What is alluvium, and how does it impact the surface of the Earth and landforms?

This week on the weekly experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central tells us about salinity. What is salinity, what are some characteristics of saline water, and even why is the ocean salty?

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