Microscope Parts

Question Answer
Always start with the microscope set in ________ position. Low
What is the first adjustment knob you should turn? The second? First turn the COARSE adjustment knob, then the FINE adjustment knob for all power levels on the microscope
ORGANISM -A living thing
MICROSCOPE -an instrument that makes objects appear larger
SIMPLE MICROSCOPE -a microscope with one lense
COMPOUND MICROSCOPE -a microscope with two lenses
SPECIMEN -What is being observed or viewed
ELECTRON MICROSCOPE -A microscope that uses a beam of electrons to magnify an image
What are the two lenses of a microscope? -The eyepiece and the objective
How do you find the total magnification of a compound microscope setting? -Multiply the eyepiece times the objective
Robert Hooke -Discovered "tiny rectangular rooms" and named them "cells" while examining a thin slice of cork
Anton van Leeuwenhoek -Discovered one-celled organisms and named them "animalcules" while examining water, teeth/gum scrapings, and water under a microscope
RESOLUTION -the sharpness of an image produced by the microscope
FIELD OF VIEW -the part of the specimen that can be seen when you look into the eyepiece
The greatest field of view is produced by which power? Low
The most detail is produced by which power High
As magnification increases, the field of view Decreases
when you move a slide in one direction, the specimen is seen in the eyepiece as moving the (opposite or same) direction? Opposite

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