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 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?

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores a scale that rates the pain caused by insect bites and stings.  How was this index developed and what are some of the levels? 

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central discusses a chemical called citric acid. What is it, where does it come from, and what's it used for today?

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores the ocean current system that moves around the Earth.  What causes it, where does it move, and why is it called a global belt? 

In this week's episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores the factors causing ocean currents.  What are currents, how are they created, and where are they located?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores the physics of insulation.  What does this concept mean, what are examples of insulation, and how do insulators work? 

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central discusses lenses. 

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central discusses the science of aerogel.  What is it, and how is it used?

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