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Parts of a Microscope. Unit 1-3 Notes Mr. Hefti – Pulaski Biology. sperm cells & household dust . Eyepiece (ocular lens). Lens you look through Usually 10X in power. b utterfly eggs & mushroom spores . Nosepiece. Revolves Allows you to change objectives.

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Parts of a Microscope

Unit 1-3 Notes

Mr. Hefti – Pulaski Biology


sperm cells & household dust


Eyepiece (ocular lens)

  • Lens you look through

  • Usually 10X in power


butterfly eggs & mushroom spores


Nosepiece

  • Revolves

  • Allows you to change objectives


ant holding microchip & microchip


Objectives

  • Low, medium, and high power lenses

  • Usually 4X, 10X, and 40X in power


eyelashes & strawberry


Stage

  • Where you place the specimen to be observed


tarantula‘s eyes & cut hairs on razor


Stage clips

  • Holds specimen or slide in place

  • Do not bother with these because they will get in your way!


nylon & moth’s “mouth”


Diaphragm

  • Adjusts amount of light shining on specimen


bacteria on tongue & Velcro


Adjustment knobs

  • Bring image into focus

  • Coarse used for low power

  • Fine used for medium and high power


mosquito’s head & head lice


Arm and Base

  • Structural parts that you hold when transporting microscopes


rust on nail & cauliflower florets


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