Access your Pearson eText anytime, anywhere

New - Pearson eText optimized for mobile

Pearson eText is a simple-to-use, personalized reading experience available within Mastering.

You can use your computer or the mobile app to easily highlight, take notes, and review key vocabulary all in one place — even when offline.

Seamlessly integrated videos and rich media* give you access to the help you need, when you need it.

*Available with select titles.

Study Area

Study on your own

Study Area

You can access the Study Area for use on your own or in a study group. The Study Area includes Cumulative Test, RSS Feeds, Audio Case Studies, ABC News Videos, Animations, and book-specific activities. 

Build 21st-Century data analysis skills

New MapMaster™ Interactive Map Activities

MapMaster 2.0 is a GIS inspired, digital atlas that gives you the ability to layer various thematic maps in order to analyze spatial patterns and data at regional and global scales. Now fully mobile, this tool includes zoom and annotation functionality with hundreds of map layers leveraging recent data from sources such as NOAA, NASA, USGS, United Nations, and the CIA. You can also upload your own data. Access MapMaster 2.0 in the Study Area and use for self-study.

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Explore the world with animations

Geoscience Animations

Geoscience Animations allow you to visualize the most challenging physical processes in a rich, interactive way, using schematic animations.

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Visualize tough topics with videos


The study area provides many videos for every chapter to help you visualize and explore a range of interesting places and topics.

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Geography Videos
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Additional Features

Prepare for success

Chapter Quizzes and Practice Tests help you find out whether you're prepared for exams.

Wrong-answer feedback personalized for you

Using data gathered from all of the students using the program, Mastering offers wrong-answer feedback that is specific to you. Rather than simply providing feedback of the “right/wrong/try again” variety, Mastering guides you towards the correct final answer without giving the answer away.

Hints offer clear guidance

Mastering provides hints of two types that help you work through, and ultimately, solve problems. Declarative hints provide advice on how to approach the problem, guiding you to the final answer. Socratic hints break a problem down into smaller sub-problems, which makes it easier for you to complete the original problem.

Dynamic, engaging content

Using 3D animations, simulations, tutorials, and activities, Mastering utilizes engaging, interactive media to help you learn the toughest topics and succeed in your course.