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 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?

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