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.

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explains the dynamics of a tsunami. How do they form, what are their characteristics, and why are they dangerous? 

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central describes tropical forests. Where is it located and what are its characteristics? 

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central describes a group of invertebrates called the cephalopods.  What are these animals, what are some of their characteristics, and where are they found? 

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores molluscs. What is this diverse group of animals, what are their characteristics, and how long have they lived on Earth?

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central discusses payload.  What are the physics affecting payload size and weight, and the factors affecting distance, speed, and payload safety? 

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about some specific and unique points in space.  What are they, what do they have to do with gravity, and why are they important to NASA? 

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central discusses a group of primitive fish called coelacanths.  What are the characteristics of these fish, where are they found, and how do they relate to animal evolution? 

In this episode of the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explains double rainbows.  How are the formed? 

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about rainbows.   How do they form, why do they look the way they do, and how can you make one at home? 

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central checks out ginger.  What is this plant, what other plants is it related to, and what gives ginger that distinct hot taste?

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