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 discusses some of the behaviors and characteristics of foxes. Where are they found, and what are some of their interesting adaptations?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores the strange world of plants that eat animals. Where are they found, how do they survive, and what are the methods they use?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central delves into some of the reasons for nature's diversity. What are the genetic and physical characteristics that determine variety and effect evolution?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about mastodons. What were these prehistoric animals, when did they live, and what did they look like?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central describes a few mineral characteristics. What are some of the tests geologists use, what do the tests indicate, and why does a scientist even test for mineral characteristics?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explains the astronomy of solar eclipses. What is an eclipse, what are the differences between solar and lunar eclipses, and what's going on with shadows during an eclipse?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores a classic topic. Why is the sky blue, what's going on in the air, and what's happening to sunlight?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores The Carbon Cycle. What is this complex process, what are the forms of carbon involved, and where are the sources of carbon?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central discusses sweat. What is it made of, why is it produced, and what does it do for your body?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about something kinda gross. What is a sneeze, how does it form, and why is it so unhygienic? 

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