Skip to main content

Abacus: The Art of Calculating with Beads

Abacus: The Art of Calculating with Beads


This fascinating site about the abacus earned a Scientific American Sci/Tech Web Award in 2003. It includes an interactive tutor, an extensive abacus history, a group of frequently asked questions, and a list of alternate abacus resources.

Luis Fernandes, Ryerson Polytechnic University

• Lesson Plans • Pictures and/or Illustrations


• High School Middle School Elementary School

Laura Bergman