Ami Thompson Consulting LLC
I research and write science curricula and interpretive wayside and exhibit text for parks, nature centers, and historical sites.
Featured Writing Partner: I've worked with a team at the 106 Group to research and write interpretive text. The example to the right was created for the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.
Image credited to the 106 Group/Chris Evans.
DRAGONFLY CURRICULUM GUIDE
POLLINATORS CITIZEN SCIENCE CURRICULUM
PHENOLOGY CITIZEN SCIENCE CURRICULUM
DRAGONFLIES CITIZEN SCIENCE CURRICULUM
BIRDS CITIZEN SCIENCE CURRICULUM
I work directly with teachers, schools, or districts providing professional development experiences about science and nature.
I'm well-known for my Dragonfly Educator Workshops.
I lead classroom and outdoor activities at schools and nature centers about a wide variety of environmental science topics with special focus on science literacy and women in science. Contact me for more information.
Teaching & Workshops
EDUCATOR WORKSHOP TESTIMONIALS
I think this is the BEST training, related to science,
I have ever received.
The experience was one of a kind and I’m sure my
middle schoolers will
feel the same way
Really well prepared workshop and you get a lot for you money. Tons of free resources materials and activities. We were always moving and learning something new, never bored!
Clear objective, high quality resource materials, knowledgeable, personable, enthusiastic
Fun. Organized. Professional. Great take aways. Good Knowledge of the Science! Thank you!!
Entertaining, interesting, and very informative perfect teacher educator! Thanks!!
If you have purchased a copy or if you have attended a Dragonfly Workshop you can download the Dragonfly Curriculum Guide and the accompanying files. All files are password protected.
You will need to email me (ALTHOMPS@UMN.EDU) to get the new password for the curriculum guide, the previous password still works for the other files. (Amazon’s “Look Inside” feature shows the interior page with the original password so I needed to make a new one.)
I am currently an Assistant Professor of Biology at North Carolina Wesleyan College. I earned my PhD in Conservation Biology from the University of Minnesota (December 2019). Before entering academia, I was a state naturalist (Wisconsin and Minnesota) and a National Park Ranger.