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.

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Health & Science
3:00 pm
Sat February 28, 2015

Weekly Experiment - Balance in Biology

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explains our sense of balance. How does our body know when it changes position, and what are the organs that help us process that information?

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Health & Science
3:00 pm
Sat February 21, 2015

Weekly Experiment - Balance in Physics

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explains the physics of how an object can be balanced.  What are the forces acting on it, and what would stop it from toppling over? 

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Health & Science
2:40 pm
Sat February 14, 2015

Weekly Experiment - Non-Newtonian

In this week's episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about Non-Newtonian water.  What is it, and what are its unique properties? 

     

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Health & Science
3:00 pm
Sat February 7, 2015

Weekly Experiment - Silly Putty

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about that popular toy, Silly Putty.  When was it invented, what is it made from, and what are its unique properties? 

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Health & Science
3:00 pm
Sat January 31, 2015

Weekly Experiment - What is Silver?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central discusses the previous metal silver.  What are its unique properties, and why is it so useful in making jewelry? 

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Health & Science
11:13 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Weekly Experiment - What is a Rubberband?

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central tells us about rubber bands.  When were they invented, why are they springy, and what are the chemicals in them?

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Health & Science
11:10 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Weekly Experiment - What is Rubber?

In this episode, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about rubber.  

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Health & Science
3:00 pm
Sat January 10, 2015

Weekly Experiment - Gekko

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about gekkos.  What are they, how are they classified, and what are some of their characteristics?

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Health & Science
7:43 pm
Fri January 2, 2015

Weekly Experiment - Battleships

In this episode of the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about battleships.  What are they used for, and how are they made?

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Health & Science
11:54 am
Sat December 27, 2014

Weekly Experiment - Space Suit

In this episode of the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about space suits.  What are they, and how do they protect astronauts? 

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