SUMBER BAHAN
PENGAJARAN DAN PEMBELAJARAN

TEACHING AND LEARNING
RESOURCE MATERIALS


SUMBER MALAYSIANA

(T&L RESOURCES OF THE
MALAYSIAN REGION)


USER'S GUIDE
About This Material
PANDUAN PENGUNA
(Bekenaan Bahan Ini)

This material provides some Educational and Informational material about Malaysia. The on-line Web-Site was started in 1997, and a Computer CD version was started in 2006. Its resources are both in English and in the Malaysian National Language or Bahasa Melayu. To date it covers six major areas, namely the general related educational resource lists, the plant life, the animal life, the music, wise saysigs, and e-Books of Malaysia. The main objective is to provide some form of resources, guides or references to students, teachers and parents on Related Malaysian Resourse Lists, Malaysian Plants, Malaysian Animals, Malaysian Music, Wise Sayings and e-Books (Electronic Books). New areas such as graphics (maps and logos), photography (landscape and places of interest) and quiz (a question bank) on Malaysia are part of the plans for future expansion to these site. To get a full picture of what is available, kindly visit the following sections below.

1.         Frequently Asked Questions.

2.         How To Use This Site.

3.         Site Map.

4.         Location for photography.


Frequently Asked Questions
(Soalan Yang Biasa Ditanyakan)

WHAT IS "SUMBER MALAYSIANA" ?
APA DIA "SUMBER MALAYSIANA" ?

"Sumber Malaysiana" is a series of materials on "Web Sites" and also on "Computer CD" of possible teaching, learning materials and resources on Malaysia.

WHAT KIND OF RESOURCE IS AVAILABLE ?
APA JENIS SUMBER BOLEH DIDAPATI ?

To date "Sumber Malaysiana" has six main sections namely:-
SUMBER MALAYSIANA, on related resourse lists of the Malaysian region.
FLORA MALAYSIANA, on plants of the Malaysian region.
FAUNA MALAYSIANA, on animals of the Malaysian region.
MUZIK MALAYSIANA, on music of the Malaysian region.
PANNA MALAYSIANA, on wise sayings of the Malaysian region.
eBOOK MALAYSIANA, on electronic books of the Malaysian region.

HOW DO I USE THESE RESOURCE MATERIALS ?
BAGAIMANA MENGGUNAKAN BAHAN SUMBER INI ?

There are many ways to use the materials here. You can use it to identify local plants and animals that are around you. It can be used for browsing and light reading or as a source of reference for Scientific Names, English Names, Malay Names and Families of local plants and animals. All materials are provided with a colour photograph to help identification. Information on size, uses and short notes are also given. For Muzik Malaysiana, a simple sound file is provide to give an idea of the melody of the song. Music notations in traditional and numeric forms are now in the process of being added to each song as an extra resource.

WHO DEVELOPS THESE RESOURCE MATERIALS ?
SIAPA YANG MEMBINA BAHAN SUMBER INI ?

These pages are developed by a teacher, now retired, through the assistance of contributors. The names of contributors are listed with each resource. You may also become a contributor by submiting your photograph or other materials and ideas.

IS THERE ANY RESTRICTIONS ON THE USE OF THESE RESOURCE MATERIALS ?
ADAKAH HADNYA UNTUK MENGGUNAKAN BAHAN SUMBER INI ?

The materials are free for non profit educational and non commercial use as a reference material, or for teaching in the classroom or at home in it's original form. The materials, or part of the materials shall not be copied, modified, loaned, sold, transmitted or transferred to third parties for other purposes.



How To Use This Site
(Cara-cara Mengguna Laman Ini)

Educational and informational material on the World Wide Web is a powerful form of sharing information. Web pages offer a flexible way for its users to access and interact with the information and resources. However unless one is familar with the design of the site, it is difficult to access, interact so as to obtain the maximum benifit for that particular site. This brief guide is designed to help you understand SUMBER MALAYSIANA better.

THE MAIN MENU

The Main Menu is called SUMBER MALAYSIANA. In short, it means resources of the Malaysian region. The on-line URL is :-

http://members.tripod.com/sumber_my/index.htm

If you are using the Computer CD, click at SUMBER MALAYSIANA to go to the off-line Main Menu

IF YOU ARE USING THE COMPUTER CD

There are twelve "hyper-link" items on the Main Menu for you to link to twelve different off-line areas, namely:-

00.   SUMBER MALAYSIANA. You are presently here at this material. This will link you to the Main menu for the Resourses of Malaysia.
01.   FLORA MALAYSIANA. This will link you to the Submenu for the Plants of Malaysia
02.   FAUNA MALAYSIANA. This will link you to the Submenu for the Animals of Malaysia
03.   MUZIK MALAYSIANA. This will link you to the Submenu for the Music of Malaysia
04.   PANNA MALAYSIANA. This will link you to the Submenu for the Wise Sayings of Malaysia
05.   eBOOK MALAYSIANA. This will link you to the Submenu for the Electronic Books of Malaysia
06.   User's Guide. This will link you to this User's Guide page.
07.   Project Log. This will link you information on the progress and uploads of materials.
08.   References. This will link you to the the list of references used for this web pages.
09.   Glossary. This will link you to the a Glossary of Terms in English and Bahasa Melayu.
10.   Counter. This will show you the number of visitors to the site, since 20th. January 1999, the date, the counter was installed.
11.   Guestbook. The hyperlink to the visitor's guest book.
12.   Contact. The hyperlink to my e-mail and address.


IF YOU ARE USING THE ON-LINE WEB SITE

There are also twelve "hyper-link" items on the Main Menu for you to link to twelve different on-line areas, namely:-

00.   SUMBER MALAYSIANA. You are presently here at this material. This will link you to the Main menu for the Resourses of Malaysia.
01.   FLORA MALAYSIANA. This will link you to the Submenu for the Plants of Malaysia
02.   FAUNA MALAYSIANA. This will link you to the Submenu for the Animals of Malaysia
03.   MUZIK MALAYSIANA. This will link you to the Submenu for the Music of Malaysia
04.   PANNA MALAYSIANA. This will link you to the Submenu for the Wise Sayings of Malaysia. Please be patient, this material is not on-line yet
05.   eBOOK MALAYSIANA. This will link you to the Submenu for the Electronic Books of Malaysia. Please be patient, this material is not on-line yet
06.   User's Guide. This will link you to this User's Guide page.
07.   Project Log. This will link you information on the progress and uploads of materials.
08.   References. This will link you to the the list of references used for this web pages.
09.   Glossary. This will link you to the a Glossary of Terms in English and Bahasa Melayu.
10.   Counter. This will show you the number of visitors to the site, since
20th. January 1999, the date, the counter was installed.
11.   Guestbook. The hyperlink to the visitor's guest book.
12.   Contact. The hyperlink to my e-mail and address.


Items 01 to 05 are the actual resource materials. Items 06 to 12 are the appendixes which provides extra informations, essentials and guide on the project. By placing your mouse indicator on these hyper-links items, and clicking the left mouse button, will take you to the various items of information on the Main Menu. All parts of the Main Menu are written in "No-frame" or are without "frames". The three main Submenus are written in "frames". The new quiz section, now in the process of being developed is in "java".

THE FLORA MALAYSIANA SUBMENU

As the name suggested, this section deals with the plants of the Malaysian region. Todate it has records, photographs and information on more than 525 species of Malaysian plants. This is the first section of the project, and was started since early 1997. There are several "hyper-link" items on this submenu. By placing your mouse indicator on these hyper-links items, and clicking the right button will take you to the various sections of information on the plants of Malaysia. Some of the items are "Garden plants of Malaysia", "Wild plants of Malaysia", "Aquatic plants of Malaysia", "Medicinal plants of Malaysia", "Spices of Malaysia", "Fragrant plants of Malaysia", "Monocotyledonous plants of Malaysia" and "Dicotyledonous plants of Malaysia". New topics on the plant life of Malaysia will be added from time to time. At least 40 species of plants will be added to the site each year. New items, such as "Poisonous plants of Malaysia", "Gymnosperm plants of Malaysia", "Ferns of Malaysia" and "Fungi and Mushrooms of Malaysia" are also being planned.

THE FAUNA MALAYSIANA SUBMENU

This section deals with the animals of the Malaysian region. Todate it has records, photographs and information on more than 148 species of Malaysian animals. This is the second section of the project, and was started since early 1997. There are several "hyper-link" items on this submenu. Method of use is the same as in Flora Malaysiana mentioned above. Some of the items are "Arthropods of Malaysia", "Butterflies of Malaysia" - an expension on Malaysian Arthropods, "Fishes of Malaysia" now covering fishes of commercial importance, freshwater and marine fishes, "Birds of Malaysia", "Mammals of Malaysia" and "The Classification of Vertebrates". New topics on the animal life of Malaysia will be added from time to time. At least 40 species of animals will be added to the site each year from now on. New items, such as "Poisonous animals of Malaysia", "Reptiles of Malaysia", "Amphibia of Malaysia" and "Invertebrates of Malaysia" are also being planned.

THE MUZIK MALAYSIANA SUBMENU

Music of the Malaysian region. It has records, photographs and information on titles of Malaysian songs and music. This is the third section of the project, and was started since early 1997. There are several "hyper-link" items on this submenu. Method of use is the same as in Flora Malaysiana mentioned above. Some of the items are "Anthems" - National and Aanthems of all the states of Malaysia, "KBSR Songs" - Songs for the New Malaysian primary School Curriculum, "Kids Songs" - Malaysian children songs in Malay, English and Chinese, "Religious Songs" - Islamic, Christian and Buddhist Hymns, and "MOE's Songs" - Songs of the Ministry of Education. New topics on Malaysian Songs and Music will be added from time to time. At least 40 pieces of Music or Songs will be added to the site each year. New items, such as "Evergreen Songs of Malaysia" and "Patrotic Songs of Malaysia" are also being planned.

THE PANNA MALAYSIANA SUBMENU

Wise sayings of the Malaysian region. It has information on Malaysian Words of Wisdom. This is the fourth section of the project, and was started since early 2001. There are several "hyper-link" items on this submenu. Method of use is the same as in the other Malaysiana materials mentioned above. Some of the items are "Dhamapada" - Advise of the Buddha, "English Proverbs" - Proverbs arranged by topics and in alphabertical order.

THE eBOOK MALAYSIANA SUBMENU
ormats
Popular Books of the Malaysian region. It has Malaysian Books on PDF, HTML, and DOC formats. This is the fifth section of the project, and was started since early 2005. There are several "hyper-link" items on this submenu. Method of use is the same as in the other Malaysiana materials mentioned above. Some of the items are "Buddhist Books" - Materials on Buddhism, "Other Books" - Classic Books and Maps.


COMPUTER SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

The "Malaysiana Project" has been developed to run on a small computer systems. It will run on an Intel 386 machine or higher, having Internet facilities and a browser that accepts "frames". The project is being tested on "Opera", "Firefox", "Netscape" and "Explorer". However the programme runs best (it's optimum) on the "Explorer". The images are best reproduced in "24 bit" or "true" color, in the full screen mode for 640 x 480, or higher. Most of the materials except the RA and MP3 music are maintained small, and below 1 MG Byte, so that they can be ported to diskets. Music files can be recorded on audio cassettes or portable MP3 players and pen-drives for use in the classroom.



Peta Tapak
(Site Map)
This item is being updated.


Data Pelawat ke Laman ini
(Visitor's Data to this Site)

This section is to keep you updated on the profile of visitors to this website.

01 Feb 1999 Installation and Start of Data Counter.
28 Oct 1999 Testing and trial-run of Data Counter.
31 Dec 1999 Computing of year-end Data Counter.
31 Mar 2000 Computing of first quarter Data Counter.
30 Jun 2000 Computing of second quarter Data Counter.
30 Sep 2000 Computing of third quarter Data Counter.
31 Dec 2000 Computing of last quarter Data Counter.
6 Apr 2001 Computing of first quarter Data Counter.

This Section has been discontinued
(Seksyen ini telah di tamatkan perkhidmatannya)



Lokasi Pengambaran
(Locations for Photography)


FLORA MALAYSIANA (PLANTS OF THE MALAYSIAN REGION)

IN MALAYSIA (DI MALAYSIA)

1.       Bukit Tinggi Botanical Gardens, Pahang, Malaysia.
2.       FRIM (Forest Research Institute of Malaysia), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
3.       Kinabalu National Park, Sabah, Malaysia
4.       Penang Botanical Gardens, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
5.       Rimba Ilmu, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
6.       Royal Botanical Gardens, Singapore
7.       Taman Bunga Raya (Hibiscus Park), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
8.       Taman Orkid (Orchid Park), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
9.       Taman Pendidkan, Bukit Gasing, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
10.     Taman Pertanian (Agricultural Park), Bukit Cahaya, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
11.     Titi Eco Farm, Jelebu, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

OUTSIDE MALAYSIA (DI LUAR MALAYSIA)

1.       Hatyai Park, Hatyai Thailand.
2.       Singapore Botanical Gardens, Singapore.


FAUNA MALAYSIANA (ANIMALS OF THE MALAYSIAN REGION)

1.       Taman Rama-rama Pulau Pinang, (Penang Butterfly Farm) , Malaysia
2.       Taman Rama-rama Kuala Lumpur, (KL Butterfly Farm), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
3.       Taman Burung Kuala Lumpur (KL Bird Park), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
4.       Zoo Negara Malaysia (Malaysian National Zoo), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
5.       Akuarium Negara Malaysia (Malaysian National Aquarium), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Pertanyaan     (Inquiries)

Ooi Chooi Seng P.P.N.,
259, Jalan 17/8,
46400 Petaling Jaya