Items and resources for courses prior to calculus. In particular, conics and logs are highlighted.
Notes to Other Users
This is just a sample of items that could be used in these courses. Many more items and themes can be added, depending on your needs. Objects can be found in the Smithsonian National Museum of American History Object groups and from other museum sites, as well as the MAA's online journal "Convergence" on the History of Mathematics and its Uses in Teaching.