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stage platform which supports the specimen being viewed
arm curve or slanted part which is held while carrying the microscope
eyepiece the lens that you look through
objective lenses the lenses that are used to magnify the object
coarse adjustment knob big knob moving the stage up and down
fine adjustment knob small knob moving the stage up and down
base the bottom of the microscope, used for support
slide rectangular glass plate on which the specimen is mounted
total magnification The power of a microscope, found by multiplying the power of the (eyepiece) by the power of the objective lens.
specimen sample that is prepared to be viewed
Compound microscope A microscope with two or more lenses.
field-of-view When you look down a microscope, the circle that you see is called '______'
Anton van Leeuwenhoek Made his discovery by using a simple microscope to look at tiny drops of water magnified 266 times to see tiny organisms.
400X The total magnification of a 10X eyepiece lens coupled with the high power 40X objective lens?
Simple microscope A microscope with only 1 lens. For example, jewelry eyepieces, pocket magnifiers, and reading glasses.
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