MasteringGeography™The Mastering platform is the most effective and widely used tutorial, homework and assessment system for the sciences, and is now available in geography. MasteringGeography helps instructors maximize class time with customizable, easy-to-assign, and automatically graded assessments that motivate students to learn outside of class and arrive prepared for lecture. These assessments can easily be customized and personalized for an instructor's individual teaching style. The powerful gradebook provides unique insight into student and class performance even before the first test. As a result, instructors can spend class time where students need it most. The Mastering system empowers students to take charge of their learning through activities aimed at different learning styles, and engages them in learning science through practice and step-by-step guidance. MasteringGeography offers: Assignable activities that includeGeoscience Animation activities, Encounter Physical Geography Google Earth™ Explorations, Geography Video activities, MapMaster™ interactive map activities, Map Projection activities, coaching activities on the toughest topics in physical geography, end-of-chapter questions and exercises, reading questions, and Test Bank questions. Student study resources in the Study Area includeGeoscience Animations, web links, videos, glossary flashcards, "In the News" RSS feeds, MapMaster™ interactive maps, chapter quizzes, an optional Pearson eText, including iPad and Android versions, and more.