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Science 

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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Nature

How to save the planet: a kids’ guide!

Check out our top tips for becoming an eco-hero…
Space

Facts about Mars

How much do you know about the Red Planet?
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Space

Tim Peake interview!

We caught up with awesome astronaut, Tim Peake, about life in space…
  • QUIZ

    What is the largest species of bird?
Space

10 Facts about Space!

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

15 Facts About The Human Body!

Cool things about our bodies…

Did you know?

The sunset on Mars appears blue.

General Geography

Coral reef facts

Find out fascinating facts about amazing coral reefs…
General Animals

Female wildlife rangers!

Meet the extraordinary women changing the face of conservation…
Nature

Signs of Spring

Winter is ending and the world is waking up…
Nature

What is COP26?

Learn more about this super important climate event…
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Nature

REAL-LIFE WILDLIFE RESCUES!

Discover how people across the world have saved animals in peril using special equipment and creative thinking!
Space

10 Facts about Space!

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

15 Facts About The Human Body!

Cool things about our bodies…
Nature

The Water Cycle!

Earth has been recycling water for over 4 billion years…
Space

Facts about the Moon!

Ready for a night time adventure? Then 3, 2, 1… Liftoff!
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

Human digestive system

You eat a meal. And then a bit later… you do a poo! But what happens in between?
Space

Facts about Mars

How much do you know about the Red Planet?
Space

Facts about the Earth

Learn all about our amazing planet…
Nature

The life cycle of flowering plants

Flower power! Discover how flowering plants reproduce…
Space

The Phases of the Moon

Why does the Moon ‘change shape’ each night?
General Science

Follow your food!

We take a juicy journey through your digestive system!
General Science

10 facts about Stephen Hawking

Learn about one of the most influential scientists of our time…
General Science

Your Amazing Brain!

Discover the fascinating world of the human brain!
Space

Neil Armstrong facts!

Check out our ten top facts about Neil Armstrong…
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.
General Science

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

What would YOU do if the world was ending?
Space

Space Junk!

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

Five Top Conservation Tips!

How can you help save our planet?
General Science

Your Amazing Eyes!

Learn all about the human eye…
Nature

10 Top Tomato Facts!

How much do you know about this fab fruit?
General Science

BBC micro:bit – what’s it all about?

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

Science with Dr Karl: Immortal Jellyfish!

There have always been myths about immortality, that is, being able to live forever.
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