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Microscope Flashcards

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eyepiece
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body tube
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coarse focus knob
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fine focus knob
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arm
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inclination joint
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base or foot
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mirror
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light regulator
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stage
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stage clips
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nosepiece
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low power lens
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high power lens
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eyepieces
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body tube
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lenses
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arm
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lamp
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height adjustment knob
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focusing knob
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base or foot
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stage
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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?