In this self-directed and interactive webquest, students conduct research exploration about simple machines, compound machines work, mechanical advantage and mechanical efficiency. The webquest includes passages, interactives, quizzes and games. The webquest is engaging, informational, rigorous, exciting, and real-world meaningful and relevant. This activity encourages students to be self-directed! It is aligned to 7th-grade science essential standards (Energy, Work, SImple Machines Unit).