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This week’s episode: December 2, 2016

November 28th, 2016 by Rachel
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This week’s show is titled “Revved up!”  So of course, the episode is mostly about machines and vehicles.  We had lots of segments to include that we already have aired before, so we pulled our favorites off the shelf – The Rotor experiment from the IU Science Fest, our visit to Dorel Juvenile to see Read more…

Re-watching Your Favorites

November 28th, 2016 by Jacob
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I am a media student. So I don’t just watch TV, movies, and other media. I re-watch and digest the media. It is important to revisit your favorite media. I think it makes media more important. Media makers, producers, writers, and more all do this work to make an impact through entertainment. The art of Read more…

Dog Blog

November 10th, 2016 by Jacob
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Dog Blog. Have to do it. I cannot have a blog during my internship and not blog about the greatest dog. This is Darcy. She is me and brother’s dog of about 4 years. My mother got her from an animal shelter in my home town and gave her to my brother and me. We Read more…

This week’s episode: November 4, 2016

November 3rd, 2016 by Rachel
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This week’s show brings back one of our favorite studio guests – Travis from TJV Balloons!  It was really fun because not only did we get to talk with Travis about hot air ballooning, but he brought one in for us to check out in person!  We had a good group of kids in the Read more…

This week’s episode: October 28, 2016

October 28th, 2016 by Rachel
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This week’s episode features a quick package from the IU Science Open House.  We love this event because it is a really cool opportunity for IU students to share their work with the community – and specifically kids!  All the science departments open their doors and host demonstrations – from Geology to Astronomy to everything Read more…

Halloween Decorations

October 25th, 2016 by Jacob
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I love holidays. They bring something special to the year. They make people more involved in the time of the year. Every year I get excited for the eerie feeling of Halloween. And now, it’s getting near Halloween and it’s time to decorate. I love Halloween decorations!       Here at the Friday Zone, Read more…

This week’s episode: October 21, 2016

October 19th, 2016 by Rachel
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This week’s episode was shot on-location during Pioneer Days in Jackson County!  Kids from Brownstown Elementary (and schools around the area) get to spend a half day at the Jackson County History Center’s Pioneer Village learning all about pioneer life and what it was like to be a Hoosier in the early days of our Read more…

This week’s episode: October 14, 2016

October 13th, 2016 by
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This week’s episode features kids designing and creating their own board games.  This is a great activity that we’ve done on The Friday Zone before and we hope that kids watching at home will be inspired to create their own games, too!  It’s really easy and can use all sorts of things around the house Read more…

WTIU Kids at the Parade

October 8th, 2016 by Jacob
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I have been able to do a lot of events since I started my internship at PBS. It’s been nice to travel around seeing different parts of Indiana and their connection to PBS. I am always surprised by the impact of PBS. This is especially true PBS Kids.  Being part of PBS kids has shown Read more…

This week’s episode: October 7, 2016

October 5th, 2016 by Rachel
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This week’s episode features what might be my favorite “Footsteps to Flight.”  This one has Granny Smith as the sidekick to Johnny on a late-night talk show.  But that’s not the best part.  It’s the scene-stealing portrait that cracks me up so much!     When we shot this segment, we had to do the Read more…