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Parts of a Microscope

Parts of a Microscope
STUDY
PLAY
eyepiece lens
helps magnify objects 10X
body tube
keeps eyepiece lens the proper distance from the objectives
body
rotates to help us see better also holds prisms
revolving nosepiece
turns the objectives
arm
supports the microscope
objectives
provides different magnification
stage clip
holds slide firmly in place
tension adjustment collar
adjusts tension
stage
supports slides
coarse adjustment
focuses specimen
diaphragm
regulates light
fine adjustment
sharpens image
light source
gives light
switch
turns power on and off
base
microscope sits on this