• MOHD IZANI OTHMAN Faculty of Pharmacy, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Pulau Pinang Kampus Bertam, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
  • NURUL IZZA HUSIN Department of Applied Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Pulau Pinang Kampus Permatang Pauh, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
  • AINNIE RAHAYU ABDULLAH Department of Applied Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Pulau Pinang Kampus Permatang Pauh, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
  • NOR AZIYAH BAKHARI Department of Applied Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Pulau Pinang Kampus Permatang Pauh, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
  • AZRINAWATI MOHD ZIN Department of Applied Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Pulau Pinang Kampus Permatang Pauh, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
  • MARINA MOKHTAR Department of Applied Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Pulau Pinang Kampus Permatang Pauh, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.




chemistry, gamification, interactive learning, student motivation, scientific exploration


In the realm of Pre-Diploma in Science education, cultivating an engaging and interactive learning environment stands as a pivotal factor for student success. Acknowledging the centrality of science as a core subject, this study investigates the potential of gamification to enrich the learning experience and enhance scientific thinking skills among students. The primary objectives involve assessing the impact of CHEM-XPLORACE, a gamified science activity, on students' motivation and learning in the Chemistry subject. Specifically, the study aims to explore students' responses to the integration of gamification in science education. Data were collected from 70 Pre-Diploma in Science students at a branch of Universiti Teknologi MARA, employing a combination of observation and questionnaire survey. Through their participation in CHEM-XPLORACE activities, students' experiences, perceptions, and learning outcomes were systematically gathered and analyzed. The findings uncovered a positive correlation between the implementation of CHEM-XPLORACE and heightened student enjoyment and motivation in learning science, particularly Chemistry. Moreover, students reported an enhancement in their ability to retain scientific facts and knowledge, attributed to their engagement in the gamified activities. The observed increase in motivation and learning outcomes underscores the effectiveness of gamification in Chemistry teaching and learning. The incorporation of interactive and enjoyable elements in learning environments can contribute to a more positive attitude towards science, fostering a deeper understanding of the subject matter. The study recommends educators consider integrating gamification strategies to enhance science education in Pre-Diploma programs.


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How to Cite

OTHMAN, M. I., HUSIN, N. I., ABDULLAH, A. R., BAKHARI, N. A., MOHD ZIN, A., & MOKHTAR, M. (2024). A JOURNEY INTO THE THRILLING DEPTHS OF CHEMISTRY THROUGH GAMIFICATION. Quantum Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 5(2), 104–110. https://doi.org/10.55197/qjssh.v5i2.349