Intended to introduce students to chemistry and give them an appreciation and understanding of the role chemistry plays in their everyday lives. Topics covered include atomic structure, bonding, water, acid rain, and energy. This course is intended as a first course for students who have not had high school chemistry and wish to prepare to take other chemistry classes. Students may elect to take this course with lab or without lab ( CHEM 106 - Chemistry in Our World). Meets GOALS 3 and 10. Grade or P/NC. Offered each semester. Note: Students may enroll in either CHEM 106 - Chemistry in Our World or CHEM 107, but they cannot earn credit for both courses. Not open to students who have earned credit in CHEM 212 - Principles of Chemistry I.