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Creating a Concussion Sensor

Jessie Garcia had a head impact during a game and wanted to know if there was a way to check if she had a concussion. The only product available was too expensive, so she rolled up her sleeves and got to work creating a purely mechanical head impact sensor. Students at The LINC visited Jessie’s factory to tell her story.

Story produced by Angel Class, Lasage Arrington-Shaw, Jonathan Claudio, Jaisha Roman, Joymar Valdez, Rocelyn Caraballo, Scott Deleon, Jeffrey Jaquez, Shymere Mciver, Emmanuel Tapia, Joshia Camacho, Darline Diaz-Garcia, Jonathan Morales, Angel Pineiro, Daisy Sosa, Jahmir Choy-Henderson, Beauford Davis, Kaiherra Jones, Kayla Pitter-Newberry and Justin Rodriguez at The LINC High School in Philadelphia, PA. Instruction provided by STEM SRL Connected Educator Justin Deutsch. Special Thanks to WHYY: Lisa Wilk, Steve Dixon and Felix Agosto.