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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

General History

10 facts about Martin Luther King

Learn about the world-famous civil rights campaigner…
General Geography

What is climate change?

We investigate…
General History

The life of Rosa Parks

Learn about this remarkable civil rights activist…
  • QUIZ

    What is the largest species of bird?
Monarchy

The life and reign of Queen Elizabeth I

Learn about the life of England’s last Tudor Queen…
General History

The Life of Mary Seacole

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

Did you know?

A beaver has a set of lips behind its front teeth.

More about animals
General History

The life of Florence Nightingale

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

15 fun facts about the Queen

Join us on a trip back through history to discover our favourite facts about the Queen…
General Science

10 facts about Stephen Hawking

Learn about one of the most influential scientists of our time…
Prehistoric Animals

‘Rainbow dinosaur’ fossil discovered!

Check out this colourful, feathered fossil…
General History

Aboriginal Australian Culture: One of the Oldest Living Cultures

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

10 eye-opening facts about World War 2

Learn about this hugely important event in British history…
Greece

10 facts about Ancient Greece

Learn all about this super-cool civilisation!
General Geography

10 facts about the Arctic!

Get ready for a chill!
General History

10 facts about the Vikings

Learn all about these Scandinavian sea-warriors!
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!
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!
General History

World War 1 facts

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

10 Facts About Honey Bees!

Find out all about our brilliant bees!
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 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!
Egypt

Tutankhamun facts!

Discover the secrets of the ancient ‘Boy King’…
Physical Geography

Tsunami facts: check out the mighty wave!

Learn all about these mammoth forces of nature!
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