The Weekly Experiment

Every Saturday at 2pm during Science Friday, WBOI brings you The Weekly Experiment, a science show that informs and entertains. Martin Fisher from Science Central takes on all subjects, from sound to sharks, temperature to tornadoes, providing interesting information and suggesting experiments that you can perform at home.

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores the sweet science of honey. What is honey composed of, what are its characteristics, how do bees use it, and how do bees make it?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher explores the fascinating world of bees. What are their unique characteristics, what insects are they related to, and why are they so important to humans?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher explains that process where animals change their form. What animals undergo metamorphosis, what are the types of metamorphosis, and what are the stages for the process?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores that fun, yellow metal; gold. What are some of its unique properties, why is it so popular in jewelry, and what are some of the color variations?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central tells us about that stuff we sprinkle on our food. What's its chemical composition, how is it made, and where is it produced?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central describes a type of lizard. How do they get their name, where are they found, and what are some of their adaptations to their environment?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explains the science of the Gulf Stream. What is this current in the Atlantic Ocean, how does it form, and where does it flow?

This week on the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central describes a geological term. What is alluvium, and how does it impact the surface of the Earth and landforms?

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? 

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