These sites are about Singapore. Learn about the geography, culture, history, government, laws, and food of this multicultural island nation. Students can read about Singapore, listen to a recording of the National Anthem, watch an interview with a student living in Singapore, or look at some of the many images of Singapore. Referenced are eThemes resources on Malaysia and China.
ThinkQuest: Evolution of Singapore
This site has lots of information about the history of modern Singapore and includes many pictures. NOTE: Reading level is for older students.
CIA World FactBook: Singapore
This site has lots of facts about Singapore, including information about the economy, government, people, geography, and a map.
Fact Monster: Singapore
This article about Singapore includes many facts about the country, including a map and a picture of the flag. There is also a link to an encyclopedia entry.
This site contains many quick facts about the country of Singapore, information about the government, and links to the official media sources. There is also a Singapore history timeline and an audio file of the National Anthem
Country Study: Singapore
This site has very detailed, in-depth information about the history, economy, and government of Singapore. There is also a bibliography. This text may be too advanced for younger students, but there is good background information for teachers.
ThinkQuest: Multicultural Singapore
Singapore is a multiethnic and multicultural country. The three major ethnic groups in Singapore are Chinese, Malay, and Indian. This site talks about the different festivals, customs, and daily activities of these cultures.
ThinkQuest: Indian Community in Singapore
Indians are the second largest minority in Singapore. On this site, students can read about and listen to interviews of Indians' experiences living in Singapore.
Map of Singapore
This printable map shows the major cities and islands of Singapore.
Banknotes of Singapore
Click on the links under the heading "Images" to see pictures of Singaporean currency. NOTE: This commercial site links to an online store.
Enchanted Learning: The Flag of Singapore
This site has a picture of and information about Singapore's flag. There are links to a printable flag that you can color, an outline map of Singapore, and a short quiz. NOTE: The site includes ads.
ThinkQuest: Singapore's Myths and Folktales
Read stories about the island and its rulers from the time before Singapore got its current name.
ThinkQuest: Makan Mania
Makan means "eat" in the Malay language and Singapore has a vital food culture. This site has information about food and links to other sites with recipes for Singaporean dishes.
This site was created by Singaporean students to provide information about the land, culture, history, economy, and food of Singapore. NOTE: The site has a link to a message board.
eTheme Resource: Country: Malaysia
These sites have information about Malaysia's government, people, and history. View maps and photographs of life in this Asian country. There are images of the country's currency and a clock showing the current time.
eTheme Resource: Country: China
Learn about China's geography, language, culture, food, and history. Take a virtual tour of the Great Wall or view numerous photographs of Chinese people and places. Try writing Chinese characters or listen to audio files of Chinese word pronunciations. Includes many craft and classroom activities, plus interactive quizzes. There are sites for students of all ages.