Explore the impacts of British colonialism on the first Australians, particularly the traditional owners of the Sydney city area, the Cadigal people. Students will discover how Aboriginal people used the land and plants prior to first contact and then investigate the plants and seeds brought by the First Fleet and their uses and value at Farm Cove.
- Students will discover how Aboriginal people used plants for food, medicine, tools and shelter
- They will visit the First Farm display garden and discover the fruits and vegetables and herbs brought to Australia by the First Fleet
- Students will also experience and understand the hardships and difficulties of convict life