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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 facts about rats!

2020 is the Chinese Year of the Rat…
Physical Geography

What is a bushfire?

Learn about what causes bushfires and how you can help those affected…
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General Geography

Fascinating facts about the Sámi people

And discover their connection to Frozen II
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    Which big cat is recognisable thanks to its rosette markings?
General Animals

Meet Narwhal the ‘unicorn’ puppy

This abandoned pup has an unusual feature on his forehead…
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General Animals

10 brr-illiant reindeer facts!

Get the lowdown on these festive, furry creatures…

Did you know?

There are more stars in the universe than grains of sand on all the beaches on Earth. That’s at least a billion trillion!

More about space
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…
General Animals

Dr Jane Goodall interview!

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

What is climate change?

We investigate…
General Animals

10 facts about pandas!

Find out all about these brilliant bears!
General History

10 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

10 amazing Amazon facts!

Get ready to rumble in the jungle!
Physical Geography

17 explosive volcano facts!

Check out some fascinating facts about volcanoes!
General Animals

10 tiger facts!

Check out these ten seriously fierce facts!
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 Animals

10 Lion Facts!

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

10 facts about polar bears!

Discover these brilliant beasts of the Arctic…
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!
Physical Geography

10 Facts about Hurricanes!

Ten Facts about Hurricanes!
Romans

10 Facts About Ancient Rome

Discover the glory of Ancient Rome…
General Animals

10 facts about koalas!

Learn all about these cute critters…
Space

10 Facts about Space!

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

10 top cheetah facts!

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

15 fantastic facts about rainforests!

Join us on a tropical trip…
General History

Awesome Anglo-Saxon facts!

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

10 facts about the Colosseum!

Learn all about the Colosseum of Ancient Rome!
General Geography

10 facts about the Arctic!

Get ready for a chill!
Sea Life

10 totally awesome facts about turtles!

Check out these turt-ally mad facts about turtles!

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