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 tells us about salinity. What is salinity, what are some characteristics of saline water, and even why is the ocean salty?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central discusses fingerprinting. What's the history of using them for identification, how do your fingers make them, and what are the different patterns? 

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores glaciers. What are they, how do they form, and what do they tell us about our planet? 

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central describes a biological pigment called melanin. What is it, how is it formed, and where is it found? 

In this episode The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explains osteology.  

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explains the types of chalk. How does it form, what is it made from, and what are its uses? 

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central examines solar cells. How do they work, how are they made, and from what are they made? 

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about solar energy. 

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores solar energy.  What are the forms of this energy, how can it be used, and how much even reaches the Earth?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explains the very cool operations of a Tesla Coil. What is it, who invented them, and how does it work? 

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