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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

Insects

10 facts about
flying ants!

Find out why ants take to the skies!
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General Science

All about the circular economy

Learn all about how we can be more sustainable!
General Science

What is coronavirus?

Learn the facts about coronavirus and what you can do…
  • QUIZ

    Which planet has the most moons?
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General Science

The Dopper Changemaker Challenge Junior

FINDING A PLASTIC POLLUTION SOLUTION
General History

Aboriginal Australian Culture!

Explore Aboriginal Australian Culture, one of the oldest in the world!

Did you know?

The golf-ball sized blue-ringed octopus has enough poison to kill 26 humans in a matter of minutes.

More about Animals
Physical Geography

17 explosive volcano facts!

Check out some fascinating facts about volcanoes!
General Animals

10 tiger facts!

Check out these seriously-fierce facts!
Physical Geography

15 fantastic rainforest facts!

Join us on a tropical trip…
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Space

Take part in an out of this world TV show

Does your child and their friends have what it takes to be astronauts?
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!
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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

17 explosive volcano facts!

Check out some fascinating facts about volcanoes!
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Physical Geography

10 amazing Amazon facts!

Get ready to rumble in the jungle!
General Animals

10 tiger facts!

Check out these 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…
Sea Life

10 facts about great white sharks!

Learn all about the great white shark!
General Animals

10 facts about polar bears!

Discover these brilliant beasts of the Arctic…
Greece

10 facts about Ancient Greece

Learn all about this super-cool civilisation!
Romans

10 Facts About Ancient Rome

Discover the glory of Ancient Rome…
Physical Geography

10 Facts about Hurricanes!

Ten Facts about Hurricanes!
Space

10 Facts about Space!

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

10 facts about koalas!

Learn all about these cute critters…
General Animals

10 top cheetah facts!

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

15 fantastic rainforest facts!

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!
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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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