The Use of Educational Board Game as a Supplemental Tool in Learning Periodic Table of Elements Among Senior High School Students


  • Lalaine N. Alejandria Department of Teacher Education, University of Mindanao, Digos, Philippines
  • Jill Mie S. Bajenting Department of Teacher Education, University of Mindanao, Digos, Philippines
  • Marie Anne Lovella D. Pacatan Department of Teacher Education, University of Mindanao, Digos, Philippines
  • Tomas Jr A. Diquito Department of Teacher Education, University of Mindanao, Digos, Philippines



Educational Board Game, Game-Based Learning, Chemistry Subject, Supplemental Tool in Learning


This study aims to assess the effectiveness of the created educational board game as a supplemental tool in learning the core concepts of the periodic table of elements. A quasi-experimental approach was utilized in addressing the objectives of the study wherein a total of thirty-two (32) students from the STEM strand participated in the study (sixteen (16) experimental group, sixteen (16) control group. An interview was also conducted after the post-test to determine the students’ experiences while playing the board game. The result of the study revealed that there is no significant difference in the pre-test mean score of the control (M=41.750, SD=13.959) and experimental group (M=48.938, SD=10.221); (t(30)=1.66, p>.05). However, the post-test mean scores show a significant difference in the control (M=26.063, SD=19.223) and experimental group (M=57.268, SD=13.169); (t (30)=1.42, p<.05). This means that the created educational board game is an effective supplemental tool in learning the concepts of the periodic table of elements. In addition, the interview revealed that participants enjoyed the game and recommended that the game be utilized in learning the periodic table of elements. Based on the findings, the researchers recommended that the created educational board game be utilized as a supplement in teaching the periodic table of elements in chemistry subject.


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How to Cite

Alejandria, L. N., Bajenting, J. M. S., Pacatan, M. A. L. D., & Diquito, T. J. A. (2023). The Use of Educational Board Game as a Supplemental Tool in Learning Periodic Table of Elements Among Senior High School Students. American Journal of Education and Technology, 2(1), 60–67.