ERIC Number: ED442656
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
XY Encounter: A Mathematical Adventure. [Videotape].
This video offers an exciting four-part adventure about two teenage sleuths who discover the presence of an alien below New York City. As they try to make contact with the alien, they are confronted with a series of mathematical challenges that test their knowledge of the content strands recommended by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) that include coordinate graphing, measurement and geometry, number patterns, and fractions. The video is closed-captioned and 27 minutes long. (ASK)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Fractions, Geometry, Graphs, Mathematics Activities, Mathematics Instruction, Middle Schools, Number Concepts, Problem Solving, Videotape Recordings
PBS Video, 1320 Braddock Place, Alexandria, VA 22314-1698; Phone: 800-344-3337.
Publication Type: Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For Teacher's Guide, see SE 063 759.