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microscope parts and their uses
the eye piece
is part of the microscope closest to your eye through which you look
the body tube
holds the eye piece in revolving nosepiece and the objectives
is the curved metal piece that holds the body tube in place over the stage and the base
the revolving noisepiece holds the
objectives and allows you to change objectives while looking at a slide
are parts at the bottom of the body tube closest to the sample you are examining. each objective has a lens and a tubelike holder
is the flat surface on which you put your slide or samples
the stage clips
holds the slide in place