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Introduction to the Microscope. Parts Care Focusing. Parts. Eyepiece or Ocular lens. Body Tube. Revolving Nosepiece. Arm. Objective Lens. Stage. Stage Clips. Coarse Focus. Diaphragm. Fine Focus. Light. Base. Care. Care. Always carry with 2 hands

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Introduction to the microscope

Introduction to the Microscope

Parts

Care

Focusing


Parts
Parts

Eyepiece or Ocular

lens

BodyTube

RevolvingNosepiece

Arm

ObjectiveLens

Stage

StageClips

CoarseFocus

Diaphragm

FineFocus

Light

Base


Care

Care

  • Always carry with 2 hands

  • Only use lens paper for cleaning the objectives and ocular lens

  • Do not force knobs to move


Care

  • Always store covered

  • cord wrapped around cover

  • low power objective clicked in place

  • light turned off

  • Keep objects clear of desk

    and cords


Focusing
Focusing

  • Place the Slide on the Microscope

  • Use Stage Clips to secure slide to stage

  • Click Nosepiece so that the low power objective (4x) setting is over the slide

  • Look into the Eyepiece

  • Turn the Coarse Focus knob until the image becomes clear and not fuzzy

  • Use the Fine focus knob to make the image even more clear and sharp


Focusing1
Focusing

  • To increase in magnification turn the nosepiece so that medium objective (10x) is over the slide

  • Turn the Coarse and Fine adjustments until image is clear and sharp


Focusing2
Focusing

  • Then move on to the High objective (40x)

  • Do NOTuse the Coarse Focusing Knob

  • Use the Fine Focus Knob to bring the specimen into better focus


Magnifying power

Ocular or eyepiece 10x

Low power 4x

Medium 10x

High 40x

Total magnification= Ocular x Objective

Low____ Medium_____ High______

Magnifying Power


Drawing specimens

Draw specimens EXACTLY as you see them in the circular “field of view”

Neatness matters!

Labeling

Drawing Specimens


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