Flashcards in SC8 #1 Microscope Deck (16):
What are the parts of a compound light microscope?
Coarse focus knob
Fine focus knob
Revolving nose piece
What is the function of the objective lens?
Magnifies the object
What is the function of the eyepiece
Lens closest to the eye
What is the function of the revolving nose piece?
Allows you to switch magnifications
What is the function of the coarse focus knob
Used for focussing at low power
What is the function of the stage clips
Hold the slide in place
What is the focus of the fine focus knob
Used for focussing at high power
What is the function of the light source
Supplied the light needed to view the object
What is the function of the stage
Supports the microscope slides
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
Name 3 parts of a compound like microscope that are similar to the names of human body parts.
Arm, nose piece, and eyepiece
What is a compound microscope
What is resolving power
The ability to distinguish between 2 close objects
What is magnification power
The number of times larger the image appears (beauty mirror 4x bigger = magnification power is 4)
Describe what the object looks like when you look in a microscope
Magnified, reversed, inverted