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Nature

How do birds flock?

Dr Karl explores how birds flock
General History

The Amazing Adventures of Charles Sturt

Join us on an epic expedition…
  • QUIZ

    Which big cat is recognisable thanks to its rosette markings?
General Animals

10 Hippo Facts!

They’re big, bulky and can deliver one serious chomp!
General Geography

10 facts about the Arctic!

Get ready for a chill!

Did you know?

Every year, Hawaii moves about 7.5 centimetres closer to Alaska.

More about geography
General History

10 facts about the Vikings

Learn all about these Scandinavian sea-warriors!
General History

The life of Florence Nightingale

The founder of modern nursing, and the Lady with the Lamp…
Nature

The life cycle of flowering plants

Flower power! Discover how flowering plants reproduce…

Did you know?

Cows form close friendships - but they may also hold grudges for years.

General History

Stonehenge Facts!

Discover the secrets of this incredible ancient monument…
General History

The Life of Mary Seacole

A one-of-a-kind nurse, intrepid traveller and brave heroine…
Countries

Say goodbye to Big Ben’s bongs!

Britain’s most photographed building will fall silent for four years!

Did you know?

Apples float but pears sink.

General History

Skara Brae facts!

Discover one of Britain’s most incredible pre-historic villages…
Books

13 phizz-whizzing facts about Roald Dahl

We’ve put together some fantastic facts about Roald Dahl’s life, and boy are there some humdingers…
General History

The life of Edith Cavell

A pioneering nurse and heroine of World War I…

Did you know?

A nine-banded armadillo can jump up to 1.2m vertically off the ground.

General Kids Club

Frankie’s fight to save rhinos!

The six-year-old has planned a project to help protect the world’s rarest rhinos…
General History

The life of Rosa Parks

Learn about this remarkable civil rights activist…
Countries

Brazil facts: discover this super-cool country!

From Rio de Janeiro to the Amazon rainforest!

Did you know?

Black bears can sleep for up to seven months without eating or drinking.

More about bears
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