You have reached the home page of the website is used to support the Chemistry, Physical Science, and Engineering courses taught by Mr. Applebaum at George Washington High School. This site can be quickly found again with a Google search of the words "Applebaum Chemistry".

First a financial plea: Please consider donating materials or money to my classroom. Money donated to my class through Donor' is tax deductible. Also, you can also send pens, pencils, copy paper, safety glasses, tape, markers, aluminum foil, cups, saran wrap, plastic silverware, paper towels, and AAA batteries; these will be gladly accepted and will allow me to extend my otherwise limited resources toward other classroom needs..

Students are expected to check their respective class blogs (see tabs on the left) each day they are absent or feel they missed something in class, and for important support information.

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You can contact Mr. Applebaum by e-mail at, or in his classroom (room 332) during and after school. Messages can be left with the school office at 215-961-2001.

My schedule for the 2013-14 school year is as follows:
Note: Courses prior to October 28, 2013 were removed due to district leveling are indicated by strike through text:

Advisory/1st - Engineering (7:35-8:41 am)
2nd - Prep (Tuesday Staff Meeting) (8:44-10:14 am)
3rd - Chemistry Honors(10:17-11:07 am)
4th- Chemistry Advanced (11:10-12:00 pm)
5th- Chemistry Prep (12:03-12:53 pm)
6th - Prep Physical Science Honors (12:56-1:46 pm)
7th - Chemistry Physical Science (1:49-2:39 pm)

IMPORTANT: All students must have a scientific calculator for class; one that has . Cell phones calculators are not permitted for exams. If you plan to take college board exams, you must have a calculator that meets standards: If you want proof, see You are also required to bring a three ring binder with a dedicated science section and maintain a portfolio folder to remain in the classroom.