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7th Science Microscope terms

Investigation 2 -Diversity of Life
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Nosepiece
The part that holds the objective lenses and turns to choose a lens
Eyepiece
The lens that you look through in the microscope
Total Magnification
Multiply the power of the eyepiece by the power of the objective lens
Diaphragm
This controls the amount of light let in
Objective lens
One of three lenses ( 4x, 10X) used with the eyepiece to see an object
Focal plane
The place place where the speciman is in focus when you look through the eyepiece
Field of View
The round light you see when you look through the eyepiece
Power
The magnification of a lens (10X, 40X)
Base
The bottom of the microscope which supports it
Stage
The square platrform where the specimen is put
Magnify
Means to "make bigger"
Compound microscope
The tool that scientists use which has two lenses
Arm/Neck
The strong structure that connects the base to the nosepiece
Fine focus
The knob that focuses to see more clearly
Coarse Adjustment
The knob that moves the stage closer to the objective lense.