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. Includes a link to an eThemes Resource on rainforests.
CIA World Factbook: Malaysia
This site has lots of facts about Malaysia, it's geography, people, government, and economy. Includes a map and a picture of the Malaysian flag.
Here is a color map of Malaysia showing major cities, roads, and railways.
Bats in Malaysia
This short video shows lots of bats leaving a Malaysian cave to hunt.
Global Edge: Malaysia
Read about Malaysia's government. Use the links at the left for additional topics. NOTE: Teachers should check the numerous external links that change before letting students explore site.
National Geographic Xpeditions: Map of Malaysia
Use the links at the very bottom to open up a version of the map that you can print out. Choose "basic" for a map that you can fill in and label.
BBC Country Profile: Malaysia
This article has facts about Malaysia including information about its people, leaders, and media. There is also a link to a timeline of Malaysian history and an audio file of the national anthem.
Click on the links under the heading "Images" to see pictures of Malaysian currency. NOTE: This is a commercial site that contains ads.
Fact Monster: Malaysia
Read this encyclopedia entry about Malaysia to learn more about its land and people, government, economy, and history.
The Current Time
This site shows the current time in Malaysia. NOTE: Site has links to ads.
This site has extensive information on Malaysia's political, environmental, and economic history. Includes a short video and several graphs.
PBS: Sisters in Islam
Read about Aida Melly Tan Mutalib, a Malaysian women who has been trying to get a divorce from her abusive husband for seven years. You can watch two short videos about women's rights under Malaysia's Islamic law.
This website is about the ecosystems on Borneo. Listen to audio files describing the different habitats on the island or learn about orangutans. Includes two lesson plan ideas for teachers.
eThemes Resource: Habitat: Rainforests
These sites are about tropical and temperate rainforests. Experience the sights and sounds of rainforests in the U.S., Tasmania, and South America. Includes activities, puzzles, a movie and a game, plus a list of rainforest books for children. There are links to eThemes Resources on Brazil, the children's book "The Great Kapok Tree," and habitats.