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Microscope Quiz

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carry microscope
upright with two hands on the arm and the base
clean microscope
with lens paper
lower stage
when adding and removing slides, storing microscope
micrometer
most cells seen in Biology class will be in this unit
Robert Hooke
invented first microscope (1665)
cork
"cell"
Anton van Leeuwenhoek
looked at pond water under microscope (1675)
pond
"animalcules"
magnification
ability to enlarge an image (how big it is)
resolution
ability to determine between two points; clarity
brightness
how much light there is
contrast
ability to distinguish between light and dark areas
relationship b/w microscope terms
they all work on a scale to see clearly, if one changes then the others need to be adjusted
field of view
what you can see
depth of field
number of layers you can see
increase magnification
decrease resolution, field of view, depth of field, brightness, contrast
increase brightness
decrease contrast
ocular X Objective
equals total magnification
10 X 4
40
10 X 10
100
10 X 40
400
15 X 4
60
compound microscope
light source on bottom
TEM
transmission electron microscope (1000 X- 500,000 X
Sterescopes
dissecting microscopes
SEM
scanning microscope (1000x-100,000x)