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IdeaFestival Bowling Green

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1906 College Heights Blvd. #71031
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1031
Phone: 270-745-6323
Fax: 270-745-6279

College Board Advanced Placement Program Innovate Kentucky: Create a Spark Little Learners, Big Ideas

Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (housed at The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU)

World Council for Gifted & Talented Children (housed at The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU)

National Association for Gifted Children

The Association for the Gifted

The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky (located at WKU)

IdeaFestival Bowling Green 2018: What's the Big Idea?

Hands-on, Minds-on Activities

We're working on our line-up for the next festival! Tentatively scheduled to create activities are

* Pang Hartman of Frogdice

American Printing House for the Blind 

* Newton’s Attic

* artist Leslie Nichols

* artist Andee Rudloff

* Sublime Puppets

* Rico Tyler of WKU SKyTeach

* Jennifer Sheffield of GRREC

* the WKU Department of Biology’s BioAmbassadors

* WKU Makerspace

* the WKU MFA creative writing program

... Stay tuned for more!



IdeaFestival Bowling Green 2017 Hands-on, Minds-On Activities

Coding bar Mural

Virtual reality goggles Makerspace

Smartphone microscopes 3D printing pens


Coding bar

Mural painting with artist Andee Rudloff

Circle Poetry

3-D printing pens

Pitch Perfect: practice your entrepreneurial pitch

Art gallery exhibit: Road Trips and Celebrations

Microscope Madness

Positive Postcards: send a positive message to the world

Smartphone microscopes

Strategy games

Chat with IFBG speakers


What's Your Big Idea for Your Community?

Virtual reality goggles

IdeaFestival Bowling Green Just Imagine logo

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February 15, 2018
Van Meter Hall and Downing Student Union
Western Kentucky University


Hands-on, Minds-on Activities


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