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 entertainmentSesame Street is driven by research reflecting changes in children’s lifestyles, culture, and society.
culture
Noun

learned behavior of people, including their languages, belief systems, social structures, institutions, and material goods.

entertainment
Noun

performance or material produced to interest and amuse.

research
Noun

scientific observations and investigation into a subject, usually following the scientific method: observation, hypothesis, prediction, experimentation, analysis, and conclusion.

society
Noun

large community, linked through similarities or relationships.

stimulate
Verb

to encourage someone or something to act or respond.

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