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Microscope Parts

ocular lens lens at the top that you look through; usually has a magnification power of 10x
body tube connects eyepiece to revolving nosepiece
course adjustment knob larger knob; moves body tube to produce larger changes in focus
fine adjustment knob smaller knob; moves body tube to produce small changes in focus and see details more clearly
arm supports the body tube and connects it to the base
revolving nosepiece holds 2 or more objective lenses and can be rotated to easily change level of magnification
objective lenses lenses attached to revolving nosepiece
stage clips hold the slide in place on the stage
diaphragm controls the amount of light allowed to pass through specimen
base bottom of microscope that supports all of its parts
how you should carry a microscope 2 hands - one on arm, one under base
field of vision area of the slide you see when you look through the microscope
longest objective lens highest power of magnification
how to find total magnification ocular lens x objective lens
how increased magnification affects field of vision as magnification increases, field of vision decreases
ocular lens = x10, objective lens = x40 What is the total magnification? x400
Created by: mfarleigh