In addition to the letter and number of the day,Sesame Streetwill be featuring some exciting new topics in the show’s 42nd season: engineering, science, and math!
Researchers have long noted that students who watch the show as children tend to do better in school, so incorporating science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts can be seen as part of a larger effort to boost STEM learning in the U.S.
Taboo (left) and Will.i.am. (right) perform as the Black Eyed Peas
In the mood for a little inspiration? Then we suggest you tune in to i.am FIRST: Science is Rock ‘n’ Roll, a special airing this Sunday (August 14) at 7pm ET on ABC.
Created by Black Eyed Peas singer and rapper Will.i.am in collaboration with Dean Kamen’s FIRST Robotics, the program will feature a star-studded lineup including Bono, Jack Black, Miley Cyrus, Snoop Dog, Justin Bieber, and more. Celebrities will discuss the important role that science, technology and engineering has in shaping the modern world, as well as which inventions and inventors inspire them most.
Dean of Invention is a new television series, airing Fridays, 10 PM E/P on Planet Green, hat features futuristic visions of what science and technology can do to save our planet and improve our lives today. The first episode begins Friday, October 22, 2010. Visit the Website for more news, video, and discussions on inventions.