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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…


10 facts about elephants

Discover these unforgettable facts about the gentle giants…

Science with Dr Karl: Why is it dark at night?

Night and dark with Dr Karl…
  • QUIZ

    What is the largest species of bird?

Science with Dr Karl: In the eye of a fly!

Looking into a fly’s eyes with Dr Karl…

Science with Dr Karl: Mighty pythons!

All about pythons with Dr Karl…

Did you know?

Some experts think individual honeybees have different personalities.

More about honeybees

Science with Dr Karl: A wee fact about asparagus!

Asparagus and wee with Dr Karl…

Science with Dr Karl: Extraordinary X-rays

X-rays are under the microscope with Dr Karl…

Science with Dr Karl: Ants are Strong AND Clever

Dr Karl investigates ants and their behaviour

Science with Dr Karl: How planes fly!

Dr Karl explore how planes fly

10 facts about Ancient Egypt!

Discover the secrets of this ancient civilisation…

Structure of the Earth!

Join us on our journey to the centre of the Earth!

30 cool facts about China!

Join us on a voyage to the Orient…

10 facts about pandas!

Find out all about these brilliant bears!

10 tiger facts!

Check out these ten seriously fierce facts!

10 Lion Facts!

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

17 explosive volcano facts!

Check out some fascinating facts about volcanoes!

10 facts about Ancient Greece

Learn all about this super-cool civilisation!

10 eye-opening facts about World War 2

Learn about this hugely important event in British history…

10 facts about the Arctic!

Get ready for a chill!

10 facts about polar bears!

Discover these brilliant beasts of the Arctic…

10 amazing Amazon facts!

Get ready to rumble in the jungle!

10 facts about the Vikings

Learn all about these Scandinavian sea-warriors!

15 fantastic facts about rainforests!

Join us on a tropical trip…

10 Facts About Ancient Rome

Discover the glory of Ancient Rome…

10 Facts about Space!

They’re out of this world, gang!

10 Facts About Honey Bees!

Find out all about our brilliant bees!

World War 1 facts

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

10 Facts about Hurricanes!

Ten Facts about Hurricanes!

Ocean facts!

Take a deep breath and join us as we dive to the depths of the sea…

10 facts about great white sharks!

Learn all about the great white shark!

How to Make a Mummy!

Discover how the Ancient Egyptians made mummies!

Tsunami facts: check out the mighty wave!

Learn all about these mammoth forces of nature!

10 facts about koalas!

Learn all about these cute critters…

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