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SANTOS-ALENCAR, Nadyelle Elias; OLIVEIRA-PINTO, Maria Aparecida; TORRES-LEITE, Nicácio  and  VIEIRA-DA-SILVA, Claudia Maria. Construction and validation of an educational game about sexuality for adolescents. Rev Cuid [online]. 2023, vol.14, n.1, e05.  Epub May 27, 2023. ISSN 2216-0973.


health education for adolescents with a focus on sexuality is favored using care- educational technologies.


to build and validate an educational technology, like a board game, to mediate the discussion of topics related to sexuality with the adolescent population.

Materials and methods:

methodological study outlined in three stages, namely: 1st) delimitation of the content to be addressed, 2nd) creation of the game prototype, 3rd) validation of the content and appearance by expert judges.

Results and discussion:

“Match” is a board game, with thematic questions related to sexuality that direct the player from the beginning to the end of the path. Emphasis was placed on the incorporation of gamification elements, such as luck, strategy, competition, and cooperation. The validation process was successful in all evaluated categories, the game was considered relevant and suitable for health education activities.


The developed game is validated and available to the scientific and professional community, and its effects should be measured in the next stages of the research. In addition, a digital version of the tool must be built to increase its reach.

Keywords : Educational Technology; Sexuality; Adolescent.

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