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MIcroscopes

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An instrument used to investigate small objects microscope
Type of microscope that allows light to pass through a specimen and uses two lenses to magnify the image Compound Light Microscope
Type of microscope that shines a beam of electrons through a thin specimen Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM)
Type of microscope that scans a beam of electrons on the surface of a specimen Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)
Part of the microscope that contains the ocular lens eyepiece
Part of the microscope that turns to change from one objective lens to another revolving nosepiece
Part of the microscope that's used first to rapidly bring the image into focus coarse adjustment knob
Part of the microscope that's used to sharpen the image into clear focus fine adjustment knob
Part of the microscope that supports the microscope slide stage
Part of the microscope that holds the microscope slide in place on the stage stage clips
Part of the microscope that controls the amount of light entering the scope diaphragm
Power of the ocular lens x Power of the objective lens being used = Total Power of Magnification
Always carry a microscope by its ______ and its ________. arm, base
The shortest objective lens, usually capable 4x magnification. Low Power Objective
An objective lens usually capable of 10x magnification. Medium Power Objective
The longest objective lens, usually capable of 40x magnification. High Power Objective
Which objective lens should you use first? Low Power Objective (the shorter one)
Which adjustment knob should you use first? coarse adjustment knob (the larger one)
Created by: ballb