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Objective lenses

The 4 different lenses used to view the object in 4 different magnifications. 40x 200x, 400x, 600x

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Total magnification

The enlarged size of the object verses it's actual size when viewed using both ocular and objective lenses

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Magnification of ocular lense

10x

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Magnification of scanning power lens

4x

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Magnification of low power lens

20x

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Magnification of medium power lens

40x

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Magnification of high power lens

60x

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Scanning power total magnification

40x

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Low power total magnification

200x

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Medium power total magnification

400x

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High power total magnification

600x

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The microscopes used in class are parfocal meaning...

As you change the objective lenses, the object will remain mostly in focus

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Resolution

How clear an image of an object appears.

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Contrast

Determining different parts of the object

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Field of view

The area that can be seen with the microscope

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Orientation

The image of the object is the result of mirrors, causing the image to be a mirror image of the object.

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First thing you do before getting a microscope...

Clear a space in your work area

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When carrying a microscope...

Always use two hands. Support the arm with one hand, and the base with the other hand

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What is the only acceptable thing to clean a lens with?

Lens paper

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Always start on what power when using a microscope..

Scanning power

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What power should the microscope be on when you put it away?

Scanning power

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Never use coarse adjustment knob when?

When using medium and high power

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You may use which microscope

Only your assigned one #18

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Which objective lens will give you the largest field of view?

Scanning objective lens

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Which objective lens do you always start viewing an object with?

Scanning objective lens

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Which objective lenses do you use the fine focus knob with?

Medium and high power objective lens. Because lenses are very close to the slides.

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Revolving nosepiece

The objective lenses are attached to the nose peice. Which allows you to change the objective lens in use. Rotate the nosepiece slowly, you will hear and feel a click when it is correctly in place

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Arm

The part to hold when carrying a microscope

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Base

Other hand is placed under the base when carrying, this part rests on the table

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Coarse adjustment focus knob

A large knob on either side of the microscope. Used to move the stage up and down, to position the object in focus. This knob should be used only when the microscope is on the scanning or low power objective lenses