LS.1 - Parts of the Microscope
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What is the arm?
used to SUPPORT the microscope when carried
What is the base?
supports the MICROSCOPE- use with arm to properly carry
What is the eyepiece?
contains the OCULAR lens
What is the nose piece?
holds the HIGH and LOW power objective LENSES, can be rotated to change MAGNIFICATION
What are the objective lenses?
magnification ranges from 4, 10, and 40
What are the stage clips?
HOLDS the slide in place
What is the stage?
supports the SLIDE being viewed
Whats is the light source?
projects light UPWARDS through the diaphragm, the specimen and the lenses
What is the coarse adjustment knob?
moves the stage up and down for FOCUSING
What is the fine adjustment knob?
moves the stage slightly to SHARPEN the image
What is the diaphragm?
regulates the amount of LIGHT on the specimen