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LIFE - Lake City

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The LIFE program for Richardson Middle School in Lake City works with the school?s Pre-AP Academy, designed to Support Academic Independent Learners (SAIL). The LIFE ? Lake City program is funded by the Suwannee River Water Management District through The Ichetucknee Partnership (TIP). Sixth and seventh grade students participate in three field experiences during the year, including a field experience at Alligator Lake, Ichetucknee Springs State Park and Big Shoals State Park. Field labs conducted by the students relate to water quality, groundwater and springs.

  • Lake City Partnership Agreement
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    Field Sites

    Program Implementation Team

    • Janet Sweat
      Science Teacher
      646 SE Pennsylvania Street
      Lake City, Florida 32025

    • Kim Biehl
      Science Teacher
      646 SE Pennsylvania Street
      Lake City, FL 32025

    • Cindy Johnson
      Coordinator, The Ichetucknee Partnership/SRWMD
      9225 CR 49, Live Oak, FL 32060
      (386) 362.1001

    Program Content

    6th Grade @ Alligator Lake 6th Grade @ Ichetucknee Springs
    6th Grade @ Stephen Foster
    7th Grade @ Alligator Lake 7th Grade @ Ichetucknee Springs 7th Grade @ Stephen Foster
    8th Grade @ Alligator Lake 8th Grade @ Ichetucknee Springs 8th Grade @ Stephen Foster

    Additional Resources

    Protecting Florida's Water


    LIFE Program

    LIFE Network

    Last updated: December 14, 2011

      Florida Department of Environmental Protection Office of Environmental Education, 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard M.S. 30   Tallahassee, Florida 32399  
    850-245-2100 (phone) / 850-245-2159 (fax)

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