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 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? 

This week on the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explains solvents.  

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about dinosaur tracks. Where were some of the first tracks found, how do they form, and why are they important to scientists? 

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores some of the physical properties of light. What is transmission, what's going on when light passes through materials, and why are some thing clear, hard to see through, or even have color? 

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?

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