Accompanying each Materials Science Classroom Kit is The Magic of Ceramics, a book which introduces the nontechnical reader to the many exciting applications of ceramics. The book describes how ceramic materials function, while teaching key scientific concepts like atomic structure, color, and the electromagnetic spectrum. The Magic of Ceramics contains numerous illustrations on the ways in which ceramics make advanced products possible, and also addresses newer areas in ceramics, such as nanotechnology.Study Guides are available for each chapter of the book.Download the Study Guide Manual.