Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn't open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening Apple Books.If Apple Books doesn't open, click the Books app in your Dock.Progress Indicator

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To download from the iTunes Store, get iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download

Uncovering Earth's Secrets

Science and Adventure on the JOIDES Resolution

This book is available for download with Apple Books on your Mac or iOS device. Multi-touch books can be read with Apple Books on your Mac or iOS device. Books with interactive features may work best on an iOS device. Apple Books on your Mac requires OS X 10.9 or later.


Uncovering Earth’s Secrets is a children’s picture eBook about the JOIDES Resolution. Kids explore how drilling the ocean floor from this ship has allowed scientists to learn a great deal about volcanoes, earthquakes, extinction of the dinosaurs, and much more about our amazing Earth. Written in rhyming verse by Kevin Kurtz and illustrated by Alice Feagan.

What's New in Version 4.1

This newest version of Uncovering Earth’s Secrets includes interactive movies, photos, and sound from the ship!


screenshot 1
screenshot 2

Customer Reviews

DIscovering Earths Secrets

A delightful voyage to explore ocean science. Illustrations and rhyme draw me into understanding. I particularly found the ocean core page intriguing. I will be passing this book around.

Uncovering Earth's Secrets
View in iTunes
  • Free
  • Level: Grades 1-5
  • Available on iPad, iPhone and Mac.
  • Category: Science & Nature
  • Published: Dec 12, 2014
  • Publisher: National Science Foundation
  • Seller: Alice Feagan
  • Print Length: 20 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Version: 4.1
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, or an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later, or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this book.