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Welcome to our Discover section! This is where you can discover some of the coolest facts for kids from around our planet. From animals and geography to science, nature and history, there are so many amazing facts for kids just waiting to be discovered by young explorers like you!

Uncover curious creatures from both land and sea, ancient mysteries and civilisations, incredible destinations and natural wonders – prepare to be wowed by our wonderful world.

Ready to explore, gang? Start your voyage of discovery by clicking around below. Beware! You’re about to unearth some pretty awesome stuff. Who knows what you might discover…

EXPLORE YOUR WORLD

Countries

What’s it like to go to school in St Lucia?

Kick-off a new school term on the Caribbean Island of St Lucia…
Countries

St Lucia facts!

Explore this awesome Caribbean island…
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General Science

Light and lenses: 10 facts

Check out these 10 top facts about light and lenses
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    What is your favourite reptile?
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Nature

COSTA RICA: Guardian of the Future!

This colourful Central American country might be tiny, but it’s a global leader in conservation!
Insects

10 facts about
flying ants!

Find out why ants take to the skies!

Did you know?

Pelicans can hold 11 litres of water (the same as 32 cans of pop) in their bills.

General Animals

Dr Jane Goodall interview!

Find out more about this amazing primatologist who has changed the way we see our closest animal cousins…
Prehistoric Animals

Fossil hunting: a quick guide

We go fossil hunting on the Isle of Wight!
General History

15 facts about the Victorians!

Head back in time to when Britain became the most powerful empire in world history…
Space

Facts about the Moon!

Ready for a night time adventure? Then 3, 2, 1… Liftoff!
Space

Neil Armstrong facts!

Check out our ten top facts about Neil Armstrong…
Egypt

10 facts about Ancient Egypt!

Discover the secrets of this ancient civilisation…
Physical Geography

Structure of the Earth!

Join us on our journey to the centre of the Earth!
General Animals

10 facts about pandas!

Find out all about these brilliant bears!
Countries

30 cool facts about China!

Join us on a voyage to the Orient…
Insects

10 Facts About Honey Bees!

Find out all about our brilliant bees!
Physical Geography

10 amazing Amazon facts!

Get ready to rumble in the jungle!
General Animals

10 tiger facts!

Check out these ten seriously fierce facts!
General History

10 facts about World War 2

Learn about this hugely important event in British history…
Physical Geography

17 explosive volcano facts!

Check out some fascinating facts about volcanoes!
General Geography

What is climate change?

We investigate…
General Animals

10 Lion Facts!

It’s time for the lowdown on these fierce felines…
Sea Life

10 facts about great white sharks!

Learn all about the great white shark!
Greece

10 facts about Ancient Greece

Learn all about this super-cool civilisation!
Space

10 Facts about Space!

They’re out of this world, gang!
General History

World War 1 facts

Nat Geo Kids travels back in time to find out more about a conflict that rocked the world…
Romans

10 Facts About Ancient Rome

Discover the glory of Ancient Rome…
Physical Geography

15 fantastic facts about rainforests!

Join us on a tropical trip…
General Animals

10 facts about koalas!

Learn all about these cute critters…
Physical Geography

10 Facts about Hurricanes!

Ten Facts about Hurricanes!
General Animals

10 facts about polar bears!

Discover these brilliant beasts of the Arctic…
General Geography

Ocean facts!

Take a deep breath and join us as we dive to the depths of the sea…
General Animals

10 top cheetah facts!

Meet one seriously fierce, fast and fur-ocious feline with these fascinating cheetah facts!
Sea Life

10 totally awesome facts about turtles!

Check out these turt-ally mad facts about turtles!
General History

10 facts about the Vikings

Learn all about these Scandinavian sea-warriors!

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