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Microscope Parts


Eyepiece Contains a 10x magnifying lens you look through.
Arm Supports the body tube.
Objective Lens Contains the lens for greater magnification.
Stage Clips Hold the microscope slide in place.
Fine Adjustment Sharpens the image under low and high magnification.
Coarse Adjustment Focuses the image under low power. (Bigger knob.)
Body Tube Connects the eyepiece to the revolving nosepiece.
Revolving Nosepiece Holds and turns the objective into viewing position.
Disc Diaphram Lets you regulate the amount of light that hits the stage.
Stage Supports the microscope slide.
Light Source Provides light that passes upward through the disc diaphragm, the specimen, and the lenses.
Base Provides support for the microscope.
Created by: ansleyschwing