Abacus Variations

This easily created version of an abacus can teach place value and show how different cultures calculate. Abaci can even be based on math systems other than base 10!

Grades covered: 1 through 8
Curriculum Topics: Math, Place Value, Historical Math Tools, Addition


Idea Sheets are cross-referenced to subjects listed in the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and California Content Standards.

Categories include:
  • Grades K-2
  • Grades 3-5
  • Grades 6-8
  • Math
Tags: Addition & Subtraction, Place Value
Subjects covered: ["Math"]