This classroom catalyst focuses on a proven approach that increase learning. With reference to a grade 12 biology laboratory investigation, the author emphasizes how technology, critical thinking, and collaboration skills increase opportunity for student-led discovery and learning. The activity involves the investigation of carbon dioxide levels of germinating seeds in various conditions. A detailed discussion of the approach and result(s), is included in a comprehensive video found on resources section of this classroom catalyst. Please refer to the corresponding marking schemes, the basic procedure, and relevant surveys from the resources section. An elaborate discussion of the resources used is included in the video. Please watch the video first.