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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

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?

Being chased or falling off a high place are the two most common dreams.

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…
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…
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 Lion Facts!

It’s time for the lowdown on these fierce felines…
General Animals

10 tiger facts!

Check out these ten seriously fierce facts!
Greece

10 facts about Ancient Greece

Learn all about this super-cool civilisation!
Physical Geography

17 explosive volcano facts!

Check out some fascinating facts about volcanoes!
General History

10 eye-opening facts about World War 2

Learn about this hugely important event in British history…
Insects

10 Facts About Honey Bees!

Find out all about our brilliant bees!
Physical Geography

15 fantastic facts about rainforests!

Join us on a tropical trip…
General History

10 facts about the Vikings

Learn all about these Scandinavian sea-warriors!
Space

10 Facts about Space!

They’re out of this world, gang!
Physical Geography

10 amazing Amazon facts!

Get ready to rumble in the jungle!
Romans

10 Facts About Ancient Rome

Discover the glory of Ancient Rome…
General Animals

10 facts about polar bears!

Discover these brilliant beasts of the Arctic…
General Geography

10 facts about the Arctic!

Get ready for a chill!
Sea Life

10 facts about great white sharks!

Learn all about the great white shark!
General Geography

Ocean facts!

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

10 Facts about Hurricanes!

Ten Facts about Hurricanes!
Sea Life

10 totally awesome facts about turtles!

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

World War 1 facts

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

Awesome Anglo-Saxon facts!

Check out these cool facts about the fierce Anglo-Saxons…
General Animals

10 facts about koalas!

Learn all about these cute critters…

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