College Physics Professor Inspires With Viral Classroom Lessons | NBC Nightly News

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Professor David Wright has been sharing his love of physics with students at Tidewater Community College since 1974. Wright became a viral sensation in just one day after a student shared a video of his passionate teaching methods — using fire, slingshots and a bed of nails — on Twitter. » Subsc...



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Like being a human hockey puck on his homemade hoverboard noggin across college physics, professor david wright teaches us newton's. First law motion stays in motion. You have to be enthusiastic in the class because physics got a reputation as being dull and boring with no chances dozing off. In wright's classroom he's been sharing the gravity of a science. He loves at virginia's tidewater communi ...
y college since 1974, at almost 70, a magnetic machine of energy slingshotting himself into demonstrations with fire. Pogo sticks, even a bed of nails. I feel kind of guilty sometimes are paying me to have fun. One student posted this stunt montage just yesterday on twitter, already watched more than 13 million times you'llhave to be going into that classroom every day. Thinking what is a roller coaster ride and while right gets thrills from the physics of skydiving bungee jumping nothing compares to teaching mcgrath using a closet collection of gadgets to engage and inspire. I love coming to work in the morning. I'Ve loved every minute of it a passion and a purpose. Even science can't explain: katie boeck, nbc news, virginia beach, virginia, hey, nbc news fans, thanks for checking out our youtube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos.

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