Updated - Debate It presents two sides of a complex topic to engage students in active debate around the most critical topics of human geography today. The features now conclude with new Questions for Research & Analysis. New Debate It topics cover the latest nuanced debates in society right now, including building a border wall with Mexico, Universal Health Care in the U.S., the right to privacy, and more. Debate It can be used for homework, group work, and discussion sections.
Updated - The latest science, statistics, and associated imagery throughout reflect the latest data and applied examples of human geography. Examples include recent US elections, gerrymandering decisions pending in the US Supreme Court, the Rohingya refugee crisis in Myanmar, and more.
Updated - Sustainability & Our Environment relates the principal topics of human geography to overarching issues of economic, social, and environmental sustainability of our planet.
GeoVideo activities integrate BBC videos at the end of chapters, encouraging students to log into Mastering® Geography to view the videos and answer questions; these videos can be used for self study and can also be assigned for credit with associated assessment.
New - Geospatial Data Analysis activities leverage GIS-inspired MapMaster 2.0 in Mastering Geography, allowing students to create maps and analyze spatial patterns and data at regional and global scales.
Updated - Structured learning path is enhanced to better guides students through visually engaging content:
New - Data Visualization powered by Social Explorer appears for every key issue and enable students to connect to concepts by engaging with various story maps, predictive graphs, interactive charts, and other interactive media. These will be accessible via Mastering Geography and the Pearson eText.
Updated - Cartography provides thoroughly updated maps, optimized for maximum accuracy and clear presentation of current data. New projections are used with fewer distortions. New cartograms and other graphic devices have also been added.
New - Writing Geographically feature is a multi-part essay question based on chapter material, that includes reference to maps or other illustrations.
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