Welcome to the StudySpace demo for Earth: Portrait of a Planet, Fourth Edition! This site is designed to help you succeed in your course, offering reading guides, diagnostic quizzes, videos and animations, Science and Society features, and vocabulary flashcards, plus links to the Earth ebook and the SmartWork online homework system.

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SmartWork is an online homework system that provides you with feedback right when you need it. The system features many easy-to-use question types, including highly visual questions that make use of book art and Steve Marshak’s “What a Geologist Sees’ concept.