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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…

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General Animals

10 unforgettable elephant facts!

Discover our fave facts about these gentle giants…
Nature

Science with Dr Karl: Why is it dark at night?

Night and dark with Dr Karl…
  • QUIZ

    Which of these countries is not an island?
Insects

Science with Dr Karl: In the eye of a fly!

Looking into a fly’s eyes with Dr Karl…
Reptiles

Science with Dr Karl: Mighty pythons!

All about pythons with Dr Karl…

Did you know?

The Earth is slightly pear-shaped.

Nature

Science with Dr Karl: A wee fact about asparagus!

Asparagus and wee with Dr Karl…
General Science

Science with Dr Karl: Extraordinary X-rays

X-rays are under the microscope with Dr Karl…
Insects

Science with Dr Karl: Ants are Strong AND Clever

Dr Karl investigates ants and their behaviour
General Science

Science with Dr Karl: How planes fly!

Dr Karl explore how planes fly
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!
Countries

30 cool facts about China!

Join us on a voyage to the Orient…
General Animals

10 facts about pandas!

Find out all about these brilliant bears!
General Animals

10 tiger facts!

Check out these ten seriously fierce facts!
General Animals

10 Lion Facts!

It’s time for the lowdown on these fierce felines…
Physical Geography

17 explosive volcano facts!

Check out some fascinating facts about volcanoes!
Greece

10 facts about Ancient Greece

Learn all about this super-cool civilisation!
General History

10 eye-opening facts about World War 2

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

10 facts about the Arctic!

Get ready for a chill!
General Animals

10 facts about polar bears!

Discover these brilliant beasts of the Arctic…
Physical Geography

10 amazing Amazon facts!

Get ready to rumble in the jungle!
General History

10 facts about the Vikings

Learn all about these Scandinavian sea-warriors!
Physical Geography

15 fantastic facts about rainforests!

Join us on a tropical trip…
Romans

10 Facts About Ancient Rome

Discover the glory of Ancient Rome…
Space

10 Facts about Space!

They’re out of this world, gang!
Insects

10 Facts About Honey Bees!

Find out all about our brilliant bees!
General History

World War 1 facts

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

10 Facts about Hurricanes!

Ten Facts about Hurricanes!
General Geography

Ocean facts!

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

10 facts about great white sharks!

Learn all about the great white shark!
Egypt

How to Make a Mummy!

Discover how the Ancient Egyptians made mummies!
Physical Geography

Tsunami facts: check out the mighty wave!

Learn all about these mammoth forces of nature!
General Animals

10 facts about koalas!

Learn all about these cute critters…

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