Microscope Flashcards

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eyepiece

Identify the colored part of the microscope ...

body tube

Identify the colored part of the microscope ...

coarse focus knob

Identify the colored part of the microscope ...

fine focus knob

Identify the colored part of the microscope ...

arm

Identify the colored part of the microscope ...

inclination joint

Identify the colored part of the microscope ...

base or foot

Identify the colored part of the microscope ...

mirror

Identify the colored part of the microscope ...

light regulator

Identify the colored part of the microscope ...

stage

Identify the colored part of the microscope ...

stage clips

Identify the colored part of the microscope ...

nosepiece

Identify the colored part of the microscope ...

low power lens

Identify the colored part of the microscope ...

high power lens

Identify the colored part of the microscope ...

eyepieces

Identify the colored part of the microscope ...

body tube

Identify the colored part of the microscope ...

lenses

Identify the colored part of the microscope ...

arm

Identify the colored part of the microscope ...

lamp

Identify the colored part of the microscope ...

height adjustment knob

Identify the colored part of the microscope ...

focusing knob

Identify the colored part of the microscope ...

base or foot

Identify the colored part of the microscope ...

stage

Identify the colored part of the microscope ...

holding onto the arm and base

How should a microscope be carried?

using lens tissue, breathing on the glass and rubbing in circles

How should you clean the eyepieces and lenses on microscopes?

multiply the number on the eyepiece times the number on the lens

How can a microscope's magnification be calculated?

the light needs to travel through the objects to reach the eye and be viewed

Why must objects be either very thin or very tiny to be visible on a light microscope?

on a compound microscope the subject is turned upside-down, backwards and flipped right to left

How are directions altered when viewing objects on a compound microscope?

the low power lens

Which lens is always used first on the light microscope?

using the biggest or widest opening

How should the light regulator or diaphragm be adjusted when first focusing on an object thru the light microscope?

the low power lens

Which lens is always used first on the compound microscope?

you can use both focusing knob with the low power lens

Which focusing knob(s) do you use with the low power lens on the compound microscope?

only the fine focus knob

Which focusing knob(s) do you use with the high power lens on the compound microscope?

the low power lens

Which lens on the light micrscope gives the widest field of view?

very thin or very tiny objects

What kind(s) of objects require a dissecting microscope instead of a compound microscope?

multiply the number on the eyepiece times the number on the lens

How is magnification calculated on a dissecting microscope?

the eyepieces are spread apart too far

If you are seeing two of everything on a stereoscopic microscope, what needs to be adjusted?

the height adjustment knob

If an object cannot be focused sharply on the dissecting microscope, what should be adjusted next?

a dissecting or stereoscopic microscope

Which microscope would work best to see the scales of a butterfly's wings?

a compound or light microscope

Which microscope would work best to see the microorganisms living in a drop of pond water?

a stereoscopic or dissecting microscope

Which microscope would work best to see the grains of sand?

a stereoscopic or dissecting microscope

Which microscope would work best to see the eye of a butterfly?

a compound or light microscope

Which microscope would work best to see a red blood cell?

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