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Making a Chinese Abacus

Students explore the history and current uses of the abacus. In groups, students develop their own abacus. Students practice adding and subtracting using the abacus. They participate in activities determine which is more efficient, the calculator or the abacus.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 8th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Skills Practice