Creative ideas can solve problems or answer questions. When are creative ideas good? When are they bad? Creative ideas that help you with a science question are good. A good creative idea is to figure out how to fix you broken truck. If your car runs out of gas, you would need to think of a way to fix it. A creative idea could be bad if you break the rules while doing it. It could be bad if you hurt someone or something. It would be bad if you use illegal things. It would be bad if you tore up other people's property.