What is the difference between ceramics and pottery?

ok so i am 13 and am going to entering this art thing at my local fair. the problem is there are 2 catorgories for ceramics and pottery but if have always thought they were the same thing. can u plz explain the differences so i can understand. can u also give me examples of what types of things go in each catagory... show more ok so i am 13 and am going to entering this art thing at my local fair. the problem is there are 2 catorgories for ceramics and pottery but if have always thought they were the same thing. can u plz explain the differences so i can understand. can u also give me examples of what types of things go in each catagory in case im still confused thank u
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