IdeaFestival Bowling Green Photos
The theme of IFBG in 2014 was “Creativity and Innovation.” The nine session speakers were all superb examples of the innovation that is happening in Kentucky. Speakers from Hitcents, Fruit of the Loom, Kentucky Bourbon Trail, Alltech, Connected Nation, and Kentucky Space addressed topics from product innovation to satellite design to economic collaboration.
VAMPY 2013: STEAM Labs Photos
Photos from the STEAM Labs class at VAMPY 2013, which was taught by Nielsen Pereira. This is the second year Innovate Kentucky has sponsored STEAM Labs.
VAMPY 2013: Problem Solving Photos
Photos from the Problem Solving class at VAMPY 2013, which was taught by Catherine Poteet and Amar Patel. This is the first year Innovate Kentucky has sponsored Problems You Have Never Solved Before.
Aquabots Summer Camp Photos
Simpson County Schools hosted the Aquabots Summer Camp last week. Here's how Community Education Director Robin Hollingsworth described the camp: "This camp provides a hands-on experience for middle school girls in 7th and 8th grades who are not exposed to the engineering designs, information technology tools, and science concepts related to engineering and technology careers. The goal of the camp is to increase awareness at the career opportunities in the local industries that utilize these skills. Aquabots will introduce the Waterbotics, an underwater curriculum and program disseminated through a National Science Foundation grant. "
VAMPY 2012: Rube Goldbergineering Photos
Rube Goldbergineering was taught by Nielsen Pereira and debuted in 2012. Here are photos from the class as students designed and tested their Rube Goldberg machines.
VAMPY 2012: Sustainability Photos
Sustainability was taught by David Baxter and Jennifer Smith Sheffield and debuted in 2012. Here are photos from the class field trip to farms in Bowling Green: O’Daniel Farms, Need More Acres farm, Western Kentucky University Farm, and River Cottage Farm.