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What is an eyepiece?
The piece of the microscope where you put your eye
what is a body tube?
it allows the light of the image to travel up from the objective lenses to the eyepiece
What is a nosepiece?
The nose piece holds 2 or 3 objective lenses rotates around in a circle, allowing you to choose which objective lense you want to use.
What are the objective lenses?
the shortest lense is the least powerful.
The longest is the most powerful.
What is the arm?
The arm holds the upper portion of the microscope above the stage.
What is the coarse adjustment knob?
It allows you to move the upper portion of the microscope up and down so that you can focus on the slide.
What is Fine adjustment knob?
It is there so you can fine tune the image.
Slide
This is where all of your specimens are mounted so that you can look at them.
Stage
It is the large flat area directly under the objective lenses that has a hole in the middle of it.
Stageclips
They hold the microscope slide in place.
Aperture
The hole in the middle of the stage that allows light to come up from behind.
diaphragm
Allows you to change the amount of light that comes up through the aperture.
lamp
Shines light up through the aperture and the mirror reflects ligt into the same space.
Base
Holds the whole microscope up.
legs
The two things that can hold the microscope in place.
What is an eyepiece?
The piece of the microscope where you put your eye
what is a body tube?
it allows the light of the image to travel up from the objective lenses to the eyepiece
What is a nosepiece?
The nose piece holds 2 or 3 objective lenses rotates around in a circle, allowing you to choose which objective lense you want to use.
What are the objective lenses?
the shortest lense is the least powerful.
The longest is the most powerful.
What is the arm?
The arm holds the upper portion of the microscope above the stage.
What is the coarse adjustment knob?
It allows you to move the upper portion of the microscope up and down so that you can focus on the slide.
What is Fine adjustment knob?
It is there so you can fine tune the image.
Slide
This is where all of your specimens are mounted so that you can look at them.
Stage
It is the large flat area directly under the objective lenses that has a hole in the middle of it.
Stageclips
They hold the microscope slide in place.
Aperture
The hole in the middle of the stage that allows light to come up from behind.
diaphragm
Allows you to change the amount of light that comes up through the aperture.
lamp
Shines light up through the aperture and the mirror reflects ligt into the same space.
Base
Holds the whole microscope up.
legs
The two things that can hold the microscope in place.
What is an eyepiece?
The piece of the microscope where you put your eye
what is a body tube?
it allows the light of the image to travel up from the objective lenses to the eyepiece
What is a nosepiece?
The nose piece holds 2 or 3 objective lenses rotates around in a circle, allowing you to choose which objective lense you want to use.
What are the objective lenses?
the shortest lense is the least powerful.
The longest is the most powerful.
What is the arm?
The arm holds the upper portion of the microscope above the stage.
What is the coarse adjustment knob?
It allows you to move the upper portion of the microscope up and down so that you can focus on the slide.
What is Fine adjustment knob?
It is there so you can fine tune the image.
Slide
This is where all of your specimens are mounted so that you can look at them.
Stage
It is the large flat area directly under the objective lenses that has a hole in the middle of it.
Stageclips
They hold the microscope slide in place.
Aperture
The hole in the middle of the stage that allows light to come up from behind.
diaphragm
Allows you to change the amount of light that comes up through the aperture.
lamp
Shines light up through the aperture and the mirror reflects ligt into the same space.
What is an eyepiece?
The piece of the microscope where you put your eye
Base
Holds the whole microscope up.
what is a body tube?
it allows the light of the image to travel up from the objective lenses to the eyepiece
What is a nosepiece?
The nose piece holds 2 or 3 objective lenses rotates around in a circle, allowing you to choose which objective lense you want to use.
legs
The two things that can hold the microscope in place.
What are the objective lenses?
the shortest lense is the least powerful.
The longest is the most powerful.
What is the arm?
The arm holds the upper portion of the microscope above the stage.
What is the coarse adjustment knob?
It allows you to move the upper portion of the microscope up and down so that you can focus on the slide.
What is an eyepiece?
The piece of the microscope where you put your eye
What is Fine adjustment knob?
It is there so you can fine tune the image.
what is a body tube?
it allows the light of the image to travel up from the objective lenses to the eyepiece
Slide
This is where all of your specimens are mounted so that you can look at them.
What is a nosepiece?
The nose piece holds 2 or 3 objective lenses rotates around in a circle, allowing you to choose which objective lense you want to use.
Stage
It is the large flat area directly under the objective lenses that has a hole in the middle of it.
What are the objective lenses?
the shortest lense is the least powerful.
The longest is the most powerful.
Stageclips
They hold the microscope slide in place.
What is the arm?
The arm holds the upper portion of the microscope above the stage.
Aperture
The hole in the middle of the stage that allows light to come up from behind.
What is the coarse adjustment knob?
It allows you to move the upper portion of the microscope up and down so that you can focus on the slide.
diaphragm
Allows you to change the amount of light that comes up through the aperture.
What is Fine adjustment knob?
It is there so you can fine tune the image.
lamp
Shines light up through the aperture and the mirror reflects ligt into the same space.
Slide
This is where all of your specimens are mounted so that you can look at them.
Base
Holds the whole microscope up.
Stage
It is the large flat area directly under the objective lenses that has a hole in the middle of it.
legs
The two things that can hold the microscope in place.
Stageclips
They hold the microscope slide in place.
Aperture
The hole in the middle of the stage that allows light to come up from behind.
What is an eyepiece?
The piece of the microscope where you put your eye
diaphragm
Allows you to change the amount of light that comes up through the aperture.
what is a body tube?
it allows the light of the image to travel up from the objective lenses to the eyepiece
lamp
Shines light up through the aperture and the mirror reflects ligt into the same space.
What is a nosepiece?
The nose piece holds 2 or 3 objective lenses rotates around in a circle, allowing you to choose which objective lense you want to use.
Base
Holds the whole microscope up.
What are the objective lenses?
the shortest lense is the least powerful.
The longest is the most powerful.
What is the arm?
The arm holds the upper portion of the microscope above the stage.
legs
The two things that can hold the microscope in place.
What is the coarse adjustment knob?
It allows you to move the upper portion of the microscope up and down so that you can focus on the slide.
What is Fine adjustment knob?
It is there so you can fine tune the image.
What is an eyepiece?
The piece of the microscope where you put your eye
Slide
This is where all of your specimens are mounted so that you can look at them.
Stage
It is the large flat area directly under the objective lenses that has a hole in the middle of it.
Stageclips
They hold the microscope slide in place.
Aperture
The hole in the middle of the stage that allows light to come up from behind.
diaphragm
Allows you to change the amount of light that comes up through the aperture.
lamp
Shines light up through the aperture and the mirror reflects ligt into the same space.
Base
Holds the whole microscope up.
legs
The two things that can hold the microscope in place.
what is a body tube?
it allows the light of the image to travel up from the objective lenses to the eyepiece
What is a nosepiece?
The nose piece holds 2 or 3 objective lenses rotates around in a circle, allowing you to choose which objective lense you want to use.
What are the objective lenses?
the shortest lense is the least powerful.
The longest is the most powerful.
What is the arm?
The arm holds the upper portion of the microscope above the stage.
What is the coarse adjustment knob?
It allows you to move the upper portion of the microscope up and down so that you can focus on the slide.
What is Fine adjustment knob?
It is there so you can fine tune the image.
Slide
This is where all of your specimens are mounted so that you can look at them.
Stage
It is the large flat area directly under the objective lenses that has a hole in the middle of it.
Stageclips
They hold the microscope slide in place.
Aperture
The hole in the middle of the stage that allows light to come up from behind.
diaphragm
Allows you to change the amount of light that comes up through the aperture.
lamp
Shines light up through the aperture and the mirror reflects ligt into the same space.
Base
Holds the whole microscope up.
legs
The two things that can hold the microscope in place.