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Lab Report – Page 1 BioLab3Lab Report 3Microscope and the CellStudent Name: Kendall AustinI.Purpose of the MicroscopeDefine the following terms.Magnificationthe action or process of magnifying something or being magnified, especially visually.Resolving PowerThe ability of a microscope or telescope to distinguish two close together images as being separate.ContrastThe ability to see specimen detail against its background.II.The Compound MicroscopeEXERCISE 1 – Label the parts of the compound microscope1.Eyepiece2.Arm3.Course Adjustment4.Fine Adjustment5.Resolving Nosepiece6.Objectives Lenses7.Stage Clips8.stage9.Iris Diaphragm Lever10.Condenser11.Light Source12.Base© Access Learning Systems
Lab Report – Page 2 Define the following terms.EyepieceContains the Oracular lends which focuses light on the retina of the eye.ArmThe handle for the Microscope.Course Adjustment KnobLarge knob used to make large movements of the objective lens when focusing on specimen.Fine adjustment knobManipulating this knob clarifies detail of the specimenRevolving nosepieceLenses are threaded into the revolving nosepiece. Makes it easier to revolve through lenses.Objective lensesThe simplest optical microscope is the magnifying glass and is good to about ten times (10X) magnification.Stage clipsUsed to secure the slide in positionStageThe microscope slide is place here.Iris diaphragm leverRegulate the size of the opening in the diaphragm.Condenserlens that serves to concentrate light from the illumination source that is in turn focused through the object and magnified by the objective lens.Light sourceLocated in the base of the microscope.BaseLowermost part of the microscope on the tab© Access Learning Systems
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