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Flashcards in SC8 #1 Microscope Deck (16):
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What are the parts of a compound light microscope?

Arm
Base
Coarse focus knob
Eyepiece
Fine focus knob
Light source
Objective lens
Revolving nose piece
Stage

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What is the function of the objective lens?

Magnifies the object

2

What is the function of the eyepiece

Lens closest to the eye

3

What is the function of the revolving nose piece?

Allows you to switch magnifications

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What is the function of the coarse focus knob

Used for focussing at low power

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What is the function of the stage clips

Hold the slide in place

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What is the focus of the fine focus knob

Used for focussing at high power

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What is the function of the light source

Supplied the light needed to view the object

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What is the function of the stage

Supports the microscope slides

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What is the difference between the simple microscope used by Anton Von Leeunwenhoek and the compound light microscope?

His simple microscope only has one lense

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Name 3 parts of a compound like microscope that are similar to the names of human body parts.

Arm, nose piece, and eyepiece

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What is a compound microscope

2 lenses

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What is resolving power

The ability to distinguish between 2 close objects

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What is magnification power

The number of times larger the image appears (beauty mirror 4x bigger = magnification power is 4)

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Describe what the object looks like when you look in a microscope

Magnified, reversed, inverted

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What can the scanning electron microscope magnify

200,000x