Informative Essay About 9/11

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9/11 When 9/11 happened, I was almost two years old. Because I was so little, I don’t remember it at all. Almost every year, my teachers taught about 9/11, but they never really went into much detail. My knowledge prior to this assignment was that four planes were hijacked by terrorists, and three of the planes crashed into their destination. Of the three planes that crashed, two of the planes hit the Twin Towers, and one hit the Pentagon. The plane that didn’t hit anything had passengers that fought back and crashed it into a field in Pennsylvania. Powell Middle School had a trip that offered any honor roll student the chance to go on a school trip to New York. I worked hard all year, and I was able to attend the trip. We went to many places, one being the 9/11 Memorial. It was really an eye-opening experience. I even got to see the Freedom Tower. 9/11 should never …show more content…

One experiment was to show that the damage at the Pentagon was caused by a plane and not a missile as many conspirators say. Their experiment was to recreate the damage at the Pentagon. They used an aluminum cylinder and shot it at high speeds towards a model of the Pentagon, which consisted of several walls of cement. My question about the experiment is that the aluminum cylinder they used didn’t have wings. The pictures of the Pentagon after it was hit didn’t have any damage that the wings could have done or at least that’s what I saw in the pictures. That was what I thought they were going to explain, but they didn’t even mention it. I would have liked to know why there were no wing holes or wing debris. Other than that, the documentary was very informative. I learned things that my teachers have never gone over, and I feel more informed about the subject. 9/11 was a terrible day. I am glad that it brought us closer as a country, and it showed the world that you can knock us down, but we will get right back up and fight for what we

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