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.

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central discusses the theory of plate tectonics.  What is this geologic process, how does it relate to volcanoes and earthquakes, and what is the cause of this activity?

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explains an early theory in the history of geology.  What is this early idea about the location of the Earth's continents, and what is the history of this concept and the scientists who researched it?

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about plankton.  

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment Martin Fisher from Science Central explores the tiny world of plankton. What are these microscopic life forms, what are the different types, and why do scientists think they're so important for the Earth?

  

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores the odd physics of images.  How does light form images, what are the different types of images, and how does our brain explain those images? 

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

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explains shale.  

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores the world of herbaceous plants.  What does this word mean, what are the different types, and where are they found?

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about what arboreal means. 

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central tells us a bit about bananas.  What is this fruit, what are the parts, and why are they good to eat? 

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