You have a choice of assignments for this discussion. Choose just one of the following. Remember to respond to at least two of your classmates to be eligible for full credit.
1) Find a cultural reference to the Moon (song, poem, work of art, etc.). Post it to the discussion. Discuss how the Moon is portrayed. Is it scientifically accurate? What do you like about what you chose?
2) What changes might have happened (or not happened) to the Earth if the Moon had never formed? How might this have influenced civilization? How might it have influenced the development of astronomy?