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.

This week on the The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central describes something called PTC Paper. What is the chemical, how was it discovered, and why do high school science classes use it to learn about genetics?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about a group of animals; the rodents. What classifies an animal as a rodent, what are some of their characteristics, and what are some of the types of rodents?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central describes something called a Pumpkin Suit. How does NASA use this object, what's it do, and why does it have that funny name?

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?

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