The Lighthouse Keeper | Khaffeine, an audio journey by Khan Academy

You are a lighthouse keeper, which usually means the same thing day after day. But tonight is different. There’s a storm on the horizon, and you’ve got to be ready.

Focus virtue: CONSISTENCY in difficult circumstances

Written by David Rheinstrom and Meaghan Pattani
Performed and sound designed by David Rheinstrom
Illustrated by Alyssa Foote

Khaffeine is a Social and Emotional Learning-focused audio journey that revitalizes and excites learners who are looking for a sense of inspiration despite their daily challenges.

Khaffeine perks you up and gets you going! It encourages the listener to believe in themselves, even—especially!—when circumstances are hardest.


attributions:

“Waves crashing on stone jetty” by JusKiddink, licensed under an Attribution License
https://freesound.org/people/juskiddink/sounds/78419/
“Fuencaliente lighthouse (La Palma, Canary Islands)” by FonotecadeCanarias, licensed under an Attribution Noncommercial License
https://freesound.org/people/FonotecadeCanarias/sounds/210911/

“20130922StormOregonCoast.flac” by DaveInCamas, licensed under an Attribution Noncommercial License
https://freesound.org/people/daveincamas/sounds/218515/

“Thunder, very close, Rain, A.wav” by InspectorJ, licensed under the Attribution License
https://freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/360328/

“An empty gym” by Tim Kahn, licensed under an Attribution Noncommercial License
https://freesound.org/people/tim.kahn/sounds/439313/

“EUROPE PILE UP_022719 PART II.m4a “by W1ZY, licensed under the Attribution License
https://freesound.org/people/W1ZY/sounds/461289/

“Baltic sea waves” by Geenburg, licensed under an Attribution license
https://freesound.org/people/Geenburg/sounds/532664/

“Car engine” by Moulaythami, licensed under an Attribution LIcense
https://freesound.org/people/Moulaythami/sounds/536553/

Music:
“Lunis the Moon” by Ketsa, licensed under an Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License
https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Ketsa/1111_Vol_11/Ketsa_-_1111_Vol_11_-_02_Lunis_the_Moon

“Humanity” by Scott Holmes, licensed under an Attribution-NonCommercial license
https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Scott_Holmes/Cinematic_Background_Music

Public domain music:

“Soldiers Farewell Fanfare/Montezuma/March of War/Windsor Park” by the United States Army Old Guiard Fife and Drum Corps

https://freemusicarchive.org/music/The_United_States_Army_Old_Guard_Fife_and_Drum_Corps/Celebrating_50_Years/07_1250

“Danse Macabre” by Camille Saint-Saëns
https://archive.org/details/DanseMacabreOp.40


Other sound effects and music licensed under a Creative Commons 0 license, or original to KA staff