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 examines solar cells. How do they work, how are they made, and from what are they made? 

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? 

Weekly Experiment - Simple Machines

Nov 26, 2016

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores the six classic simple machines. What are they, how do they work, what can they do, and what are some real-world examples?

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? 

Weekly Experiment - Cruciferous Vegetables

Oct 29, 2016

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores a particular group of plants.  What are some examples, their characteristics, and the health benefits from eating them?

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