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Do you dream of becoming an astronaut, engineer or naturalist? Then you’re in the right place! Our science for kids section is bursting with incredible science facts about the way our world works.

From biology, chemistry, physics and natural history, you’ll discover some incredible secrets, awesome theories and explore some bonkers experiments in our super science for kids.

Journey with us through the natural world, the workings of the human body and even to the deepest, darkest depths of outer space.

Ready for blast off? Click about to start your journey of scientific discovery!

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How do birds flock?

Dr Karl explores how birds flock
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The life cycle of flowering plants

Flower power! Discover how flowering plants reproduce…
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Space

10 Facts about Space!

They’re out of this world, gang!
  • QUIZ

    What is the largest species of bird?
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Your Amazing Brain!

Discover the fascinating world of the human brain!
Space

Female astronaut sets super space records!

US astronaut Peggy Whitson is one cosmic woman…

Did you know?

Moon dust smells like burnt gunpowder.

More about space
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Turn your lights out for Earth Hour!

Show support for our brilliant planet…
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Charles Darwin and the Mystery of Life!

Find out about Charles Darwin and his theory of evolution.
Space

NASA’s Curiosity Rover spots a ‘mouse’ on Mars!

Are there really rodents on the red planet?
General Science

Scientists discover bacteria can “see” like tiny eyeballs!

Scientists have finally explained how bacteria senses light…
Space

Space Junk!

20 seriously strange things you’ll find in space…
Space

10 Facts about Space!

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

Follow your food!

We take a juicy journey through your digestive system!
Nature

The Water Cycle!

Earth has been recycling water for over 4 billion years…
General Science

15 Facts About The Human Body!

Cool things about our bodies…
Nature

15 fascinating facts about Sir David Attenborough

Check out some fascinating David Attenborough facts, from his very first documentary to his least favourite animal, below…
General Science

Your Amazing Brain!

Discover the fascinating world of the human brain!
Space

Universe Facts

Check out 10 top facts about our universe!
General Science

Charles Darwin and the Mystery of Life!

Find out about Charles Darwin and his theory of evolution.
Space

Space Junk!

20 seriously strange things you’ll find in space…
Nature

10 Top Tomato Facts!

How much do you know about this fab fruit?
Nature

The life cycle of flowering plants

Flower power! Discover how flowering plants reproduce…
General Science

Your Amazing Eyes!

Learn all about the human eye…
General Science

7 steps to surviving an apocalypse (according to science!)

What would YOU do if the world was ending?
Nature

Five Top Conservation Tips!

How can you help save our planet?
Space

NASA’s Curiosity Rover spots a ‘mouse’ on Mars!

Are there really rodents on the red planet?
Space

Female astronaut sets super space records!

US astronaut Peggy Whitson is one cosmic woman…
Nature

Scavenger Hunt!

Can you complete our NG Kids scavenger hunt?
General Science

BBC micro:bit – what’s it all about?

How does it work and what can it do? We investigate…
General Science

Broccoli that tastes like brownies!

Scientists have created a sweet solution for those of us who aren’t keen on eating our greens…
Nature

Turn your lights out for Earth Hour!

Show support for our brilliant planet…
General Science

Scientists discover bacteria can “see” like tiny eyeballs!

Scientists have finally explained how bacteria senses light…
Nature

How do birds flock?

Dr Karl explores how birds flock

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