On November 10, 1969, Sesame Street aired for the first time. Using a combination of animation, puppets, and live actors, Sesame Street aims to stimulate children’s minds. The show teaches letter- and word-recognition, basic math, and problem-solving. It also helps children learn about safety, personal hygiene, healthy eating, and social skills.For more than 40 years, the adventures of Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch, Cookie Monster, and their human friends have been delighting children, parents, and television critics. The show is not just entertainment—Sesame Street is driven by research reflecting changes in children’s lifestyles, culture, and society.
Term Part of Speech Definition Encyclopedic Entry culture Noun
learned behavior of people, including their languages, belief systems, social structures, institutions, and material goods.
performance or material produced to interest and amuse.
scientific observations and investigation into a subject, usually following the scientific method: observation, hypothesis, prediction, experimentation, analysis, and conclusion.
large community, linked through similarities or relationships.
to encourage someone or something to act or respond.