October Sky Chapter: 10 By: Ann Lu & Grant Garcia Chapter 10 Football players were mad since they were suspended. They noticed they were getting more work since school wanted them to get smarter. Newspaper writer writes a paper on the boys. Girls started liking sonny since he was becoming popular. Sonny starts learning trigonometry because it will help him with the rocket. He realizes Dorothy is as smart as he is in Math, she's probably just using him for attention. Sonny realizes plane geometry was a message from god. Mr. Jackson was suspicious and thought the boys were shooting dogs into space. Boys break into mule barn to steal telephone Parts. They fall thought the floor and spend their night in mule poop. Sonny loves chemistry because miss Riley his teacher. Miss Riley tells sonny he should enter the Science fair and he does. Discover rocket candy ( sugar and potassium nitrate). Pioneer 1 failed to go to the moon The boys imagined going to it. • Rocket Calculations Rocket Candy Engineer Angles Quotations • I was having one of these vision, I had the startling revelation that plane geometry was, in fact, a message from God. ──Sonny • “If you build your own, you're part of it. I can see that. For me, it's the same with poetry. Sometimes I have to write some of my own─it's poor, I know that─ but it allows me to make a connection with the poets I admire.” ──Miss Riley • Someday, I was convinced, we would go there. Not just mankind, but us, the boys on that roof. If only we could learn enough and were brave enough. ──Sonny http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNO72aCnVr0 Click here for Music if it works at school.