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, explores a number called The Golden Ratio. How is it calculated, what's so special about this number, and does it relate to the world around us?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores some of the measurements of the human body. What do the perms proportion and symmetry really mean? Are there any mathematical relationships about the shape of our bodies?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central describes two types of plants. What are their similarities and differences, where are they found, how do scientists classify them, and what are their uses?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores the lives of a group of insects. What are their characteristics, how do butterflies differ from moths, and what does their scientific name mean?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores the sweet science of honey. What is honey composed of, what are its characteristics, how do bees use it, and how do bees make it?

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