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Author: L Carey BolsterBob MorrisJill PetersGreenberg-Baker Carin.Naomi EdelsonAll authors
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : PBS Video, ©2000.
Series: PBS Mathline.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A four-part adventure about two teens chasing aliens under the streets of New York City. In the process, they confront mathematical challenges that test their knowledge of coordinate graphing, measurement and geometry, number patterns, and fractions.
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Genre/Form: Audio-visual aids
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: L Carey Bolster; Bob Morris; Jill Peters; Greenberg-Baker Carin.; Naomi Edelson; Suzanne Rose; Sandra Sheppard; Bonnie Walker; PBS Video.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.). Educational Resources Center.; United States. Department of Education.
OCLC Number: 978141568
Notes: "Funding ... provided by the U.S. Department of Education."
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
" ... guide was produced by PBS, written by Bonnie Walker, Carey Bolster."
Credits: Project director, L. Carey Bolster ; produced by Bob Morris & Jill Peters ; written by Carin Greenberg Baker ; directed by Bob Morris ; co-ordinating producers, Naomi Edelson, Suzanne Rose ; edited by Janine Melillo ; executive producer, Sandra Sheppard.
Performer(s): Cast: Max, Billy Kay ; Keisha, Heather Ramon.
Description: 1 videocassette (27 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. (VHS) + teacher's guide (32 pages : illustrations).
Contents: pt. 1: Coordinate graphing --
pt. 2: Measurement and geometry --
pt. 3: Number patterns --
pt. 4: Fractions.
Series Title: PBS Mathline.
Other Titles: XY encounter
XY encounter, a mathematical adventure
X-Y encounter, a mathematical adventure
Responsibility: produced by Thirteen/WNET New York Educational Resources Center.

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A four-part adventure about two teens chasing aliens under the streets of New York City. In the process, they confront mathematical challenges that test their knowledge of coordinate graphing, measurement and geometry, number patterns, and fractions.

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