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First compound microscope was made in.... 1590
1655 ...... used a compound microscope to observe pores in cork; he called them "Cells" Robert Hooke
........was the first person to see single-celled organisms in pond water Antoine Van Leeuwenhoek
Micro means.... Very small
Scope means..... To look at
Increase of an objects apparent size Maginification
Power to show details clearly Resolution
A sample that is being examined Speicmen
1st type of microscope; most widely used Compound microscope
Used to observe very small objects such as viurses, DNA, and parts of cells Electron Microscope
Can magnify up to 100,000x Scanning electron microscope (SEM)
The lens you look through that magnifies the specimen Eyepiece
The hollow tube through which light passes; It holds the lenses apart Body tube
Supports the body tube; used to carry the microscope Arm
Holds the objective lens Revolving nosepiece
Holds down the slide on the stage Stage clips
x4 lens has low/small power; x10 lens had medium/middle power; x40 lens had high/large power Objective lens
Place where the object/specimen you are looking at is placed for viewing Stage
Raises or lowers the body tube to focus;never use this with x40 lens Coarse adjustment
Changes the amount of light reaching the objective lens Diaphragm
Created by: dunn.gabrielle