What kind of specimen have you always wanted to view under a microscope?
A shiny rock? A slice of an onion? Or perhaps a smear of someone’s blood?
Microscopes are some of mankind’s most precise and ingenious contraptions, revealing amazing new structures and features hidden in different specimens. Do you know enough to handle one like a professional?
What is the standard magnification of the ocular lens?
This part collects and focuses light from the illuminator into the specimen.
Which of the objective lenses provides 4x magnification?
What is the total magnification provided by the microscope using the high-power lens?
You adjust this part to bring specimens under high power into sharp focus.
B.Coarse adjustment knob
C.Fine adjustment knob
This is the platform upon which you place the specimen for viewing.
Which part supports the head of the microscope and attaches it to the base?
__________ microscopes are designed for one-eye viewing, while _________ microscopes are designed for viewing specimens with two eyes.
This controls the amount of light reaching the specimen.
If you need to adjust the position of the stage vertically or horizontally, this is the part you should use.
A.Stage adjustment knobs
B.Coarse adjustment knobs
C.Fine adjustment knobs
D.Condenser focus knob
Which part holds the objective lenses and attaches them to the head of the microscope?
This objective lens is mainly used to locate specimens in certain areas on the slide.
What do you call a type of microscope which features more than one lens?
What gives an electron microscope its name?
A.It sterilizes specimens using an electron beam
B.It uses a beam of accelerated electrons as its illuminations
C.It can be used to observe individual electrons
D.All of the above
Staining techniques are used to better visualize cells and parts of organisms under a microscope. Which of these is not a real staining technique?