Dr. Sun is very interested in teaching
all introductory level courses, as well as those of advanced
levels. He thinks that the standard lecture format for
a class is important in providing students with basic
information, but it needs to be mixed with approaches
that involve the students more directly. He believes that
a good teacher is not an isolated figure at the head of
the classroom, but an active participant in the students'
experience with their field of study.
In the past years, Dr. Sun taught
102 at the University of Notre Dame.
interactive animations in the classroom teaching. With the help of Ping Zheng, many short movies
were developed. He plans to eventually publish
Many K-12 science teachers find these animations useful also for their students.
brings you to an animation gallery (then click "Collection" to see the list). The list of animations follow the concept
described in the textbook "Physics: A World View" by Kirkpatrick and Wheeler.