PowerPoint lesson on Mesopotamia geography. Lesson allows students to read and analyze maps and make conclusions about the information they gathered from the maps. The lesson also allows students to analyze the water cycle and how the formation of rivers influenced early civilization settlements. The lesson has an activity that also allows students to analyze the problems that the geography caused the early Mesopotamian and challenges students to create solutions to these problems. BE READY WHEN THE A.P. WALKS IN THE ROOM. The lesson includes student objectives (SWBAT), aim, do now, mini lesson, notes, assessments, pivotal questions in slides, activity, and exit slip.