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Parts of the Microscope

What does the coarse/fine adjustment do? raises and lowers the stage or objectives for focusing
What does the nosepiece do? rotates to change the magnification
What does the eyepiece do? contains a lens for viewing
What are the objectives? lenses helps magnify the slide
What does the diaphragm do? adjusts the amount of light to provide contrast on the slide
What is the arm of a microscope? handle and upper support
What is the base of a microscope? handle and lower support
What doe the stage clips do? holds the slide in place
What does the light do? illuminates the slide
What does the stage of a microscope do? supports the slide
Magnification on low is___ 40x
Magnification on medium is ___ 100x
Magnification on high is ____ 400x
The amount you can see when you look into a microscope, portrayed as a circle on paper is called the _____ field of view
When you move a slide on a compound light microscope, how does the corresponding image you see move? It moves the opposite way.
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