Board Games for Learning has content focused on using board games in classrooms. This post on using board games to teach science has great insight:
Board games approach learning and cognition in a very unique way. They allow kinesthetic leaners to be hands-on, visual learners to see, and auditory learners to hear and communicate through the game’s mechanics. And allow all students to be hands-on while engaging in learning material.
Check out the post on their site for a list of science-focused game recommendations!