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Eyepiece or Ocular. This is where you look into the microscope to see the image of the thing that you' re looking for.
Body Tube. This is the long,skinny tube that holds the eyepiece up above the microscope.
Nosepiece. The nosepiece holds the objective or three objective lenses.
Objective lenses:High, Medium, and Low. The shortest lens is the least powerful and the longest lens is the most powerful.
Arm The arm holds the upper portion of the microscope above the stage.
Coarse Adjustment Knob This knob allows you to move the upperpotion of the microscope.Up and down so that you focus on the slide.
Fine Adjustment Knob There so that you can fine tune the image.
Slide This is where all of your specimens are pointed so that you can look at them.
Stage This is where the goodies you want to look at are placed.
Stageclips Shiny clips that are on top of the stage.They hold the microscope slide in place.
Aperture(app ur chure) This allows light to come up from behind whatever it is that you are looking at so that it is easier to see.
Diaphragm (die a fram) This is called the diaphragm, and allows you to change the amount of light that comes up through the aperture.
Mirror or Lamp The lamp shines light up through the aperture and the mirror reflects light into the same space.
Base This holds the whole microscope up.
legs They should be called feet, but these are the two things that hold the microscope in place.
Created by: kyu