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Parts of a microscope

How to hold carry a microscope One hand on the Arm, One hand on the Base at chest/stomach level
Ocular lense 10x magnification; what you look through
Course adjustment knob used to focus scanning and low power objectives
Fine adjustment knob used to focus high power objective
Stage platform that the slide is placed on for observation
Light microscope Uses lenses and light to magnify objects; limited magnificaiton
Electron microscope uses electrons to magnify objects; greater magnification
micro- tiny, small
-scope to view or to look
Nosepiece rotates objective lenses
High power objective 40x magnification
Low power objective 10x magnification
Scanning objective 4x magnification
Diaphragm controls the amount of light passing through the micrscope
Stage clips holds the slide in place
How to label a microscope image? Title and magnification
Created by: ScienceRMS6