This week’s episode: January 20, 2017

January 20th, 2017 by Jacob

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: January 13, 2017

January 13th, 2017 by

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…

This week’s episode: December 16, 2016

December 16th, 2016 by

We recorded two different guest segments on the day we taped this episode.     The first was the one you see this Friday – Elisa Pokral from the Monroe County Sold Waste Management District (also known as visiting to talk about “the colors of the Earth.”  But the second one was about everything Read more…

Product Review: Paper Trax

December 14th, 2016 by Rachel

When we got a couple review packs of Paper Trax in the mail they immediately brought back memories of the paper-towel tube marble runs that I used to create in the basement when I was a kid.  These were massive constructions of sliced up cardboard boxes and masking tape stuck to the cabinets, counter tops, furniture Read more…

This week’s episode: December 9, 2016

December 8th, 2016 by

This week’s episode of The Friday Zone is titled “Fuzzy, Feathered Friends.”   We do a lot of animal-themed episodes of The Friday Zone, with at least two or three each year popping up. And speaking of popping, this week’s show starts off with a recycled joke! Back in 2012 we had another animal episode Read more…

This week’s episode: December 2, 2016

November 28th, 2016 by Rachel

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

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

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

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

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…