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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 Animals

10 brr-illiant reindeer facts!

Get the lowdown on these festive, furry creatures…
General Animals

10 top cheetah facts!

Join us in a thrilling chase with the fastest land mammal on Earth…
General History

10 facts about Christmas!

Learn all about the history and twinkly traditions of the festive season…
  • QUIZ

    Which big cat is recognisable thanks to its rosette markings?
Birds

10 facts about emperor penguins

Learn all about these brilliant birds of Antarctica!
General Geography

What is climate change?

We investigate…

Did you know?

The Earth is slightly pear-shaped.

General Animals

10 unforgettable elephant facts!

Discover our fave facts about these gentle giants…
General Animals

10 awesome dog facts!

Get the lowdown on these adorable animals…
Nature

How to save the planet: a kids’ guide!

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

10 facts about polar bears!

Discover these brilliant beasts of the Arctic…
General History

Yuval Noah Harari Interview!

We chat to this famous thinker about ancient humans, tech, money, stories and more…
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 History

10 facts about World War 2

Learn about this hugely important event in British history…
General Animals

10 facts about pandas!

Find out all about these brilliant bears!
Physical Geography

17 explosive volcano facts!

Check out some fascinating facts about volcanoes!
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!
General Animals

10 terrific tiger facts!

Check out these seriously-fierce feline facts!
Sea Life

10 facts about great white sharks!

Learn all about the great white shark!
General History

World War 1 facts

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

10 Facts about Space!

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

10 facts about polar bears!

Discover these brilliant beasts of the Arctic…
General Animals

10 lion facts!

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

10 facts about Ancient Greece

Learn all about this super-cool civilisation!
General Animals

10 facts about koalas!

Learn all about these cute critters…
Romans

10 Facts About Ancient Rome

Discover the glory of Ancient Rome…
Physical Geography

10 Facts about Hurricanes!

Ten Facts about Hurricanes!
General Science

15 Facts About The Human Body!

Cool things about our bodies…
General Animals

10 top cheetah facts!

Join us in a thrilling chase with the fastest land mammal on Earth…
Physical Geography

15 fantastic rainforest facts!

Join us on a tropical trip…
Romans

10 facts about the Colosseum!

Learn all about the Colosseum of Ancient Rome!
General History

Awesome Anglo-Saxon facts!

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

10 totally awesome facts about turtles!

Check out these turt-ally mad facts about turtles!
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