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 an important geologic process. What are mountains, how do they form, and what's the formal definition of a mountain?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central describes an interesting type of fossil called a coprolite. What is it, how did it form, and how did it get its scientific name?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about hypothermia. What is this medical condition, what causes it, and why is it so dangerous? 

This week on the The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central describes something called PTC Paper. What is the chemical, how was it discovered, and why do high school science classes use it to learn about genetics?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about a group of animals; the rodents. What classifies an animal as a rodent, what are some of their characteristics, and what are some of the types of rodents?

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