Physics professor has taught more than 8,000 students in 45 years

Dr. David Wright is being helmed as a professor who made physics fun for nearly 50 years; one of his students made an appreciation video that has been viewed more than 23 million times.
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Before janai does the "Play of the day" she cracks her whole back. "Play of the day." You got to get loose. You ready? Physics doesn't exactly scream fun, but there's a professor who has been making physics fun for nearly 50 years. Check out Dr. David Wright in Virginia. He does some pretty incredible things, setting a fire there to teach about convection, skateboarding down hallways. This is him before a lesson on newton's law showing a bowling ball. You saw that the videos, one of his appreciative students posted online viewed more than 23 million times. Dr. Wright who is now 69 years young has taught more than 8,000 students in his 45 years. He says you should be really passionate in what you're doing. He hopes to serve as an example of that. Those videos, I would maybe go to physics class. Absolutely. My physics teacher was a lot like this guy. When you did something great you got to get a piece of candy. But he would do fun experiments where you could see physics playing out and I remember so much of that still today. Really for students I think that makes such a huge difference because you are able to see it in addition to it being fun. This is how I first became a science nerd. One of the best things about

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