Microscope

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donnarus
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3261
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Microscope
Updated:
2009-12-16 15:23:29
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Parts of the microscope
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Discribe the parts of a microscope
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  1. Can you label the parts of a microscope?
    http://www.biologycorner.com/microquiz/#
  2. Longer of the two lenses close to the slide, highest magnification
    High power objective
  3. Holds objective lens
    Nosepiece
  4. Gives the distance needed between the eyepiece and objective
    Body tube
  5. Circular disk that adjusts the amount of light entering the stage area
    diaphragm
  6. Located at the top of the microscope. Holds the lens closest to the eye. look through this piece to view the slide
    Eyepiece
  7. Moves the tube up and down
    Coarse adjustment knob
  8. Shorter of the two lenses close to slide, lowest magnification
    Lower power objective
  9. Holds up the enite microscope
    Base
  10. Moves the tubes up and down, but only slightly
    Fine adjustment knob
  11. Holds the slide in place on the stage
    Stage clips
  12. Reflects light into the tube
    Mirror
  13. Platform that supports the slide
    Stage
  14. Supports the body tube
    Arm

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