Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

parts of microscope

QuestionAnswer
name 3 types of microscopes? TEM- transmission electron microscope SEM- scanning electron microscope CLM- compound light microscope (cheapest)
what is the eyepiece or ocular lens? the lens that you look into that magnifies the specimen, usually 10X
what is the Coarse adjustment knob? this knob moves the stage up or down to focus on the specimen. This is the first knob you use to focus on a specimen.
what is the fine adjustment knob? this knob is used to sharpen an image under low and medium power.
what is the revolving nosepiece? this is where the objective lenses are mounted. Rotate the lens to select low, medium, or high power lenses.
what are the objective lenses? 3 lenses that magnify the specimen. low power (4X) medium power (10X) high power (40X)
what is the stage? This is where you place a slide for observation. must be dry
what are the stage clips? these are used to hold a slide in position on a stage.
what is the diaphragm? this has different sized wholes that let different amounts of light pass through the specimen on the stage
what is the lamp this supplies the light that passes through the specimen on the stage.
what is the arm? this holds the tube in place and is used to carry the microscope.
what is the base? this provides a stable platform for the microscope. needs to be set on a flat, dry surface.
what is the tube? this separates the ocular lens from the objective lens at a distance calculated for proper magnification.
what is the condenser lens? this is under the stage. It helps focus right onto the specimen on top of the stage.
Created by: jojodecaro
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards