Lab 2 - Lab 2: Microscopy I QuestionsforFirstMicroscopyLab

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Lab 2: Microscopy I Questions for First Microscopy Lab 1. The ability to distinguish two points in the specimen (i.e. see two points, instead of one) relates to a problem in using light microscopes termed ___limit of_resolution___________. 2. The numerical aperature of an objective lens determines the ability of that lens to ___resolve_____ portions of the specimen. 3. A stain is used to induce _______contrast_______ in the specimen. 4. The smallest element in a digital picture is refered to as a _____pixel________. 5. The total magnification through a compound microscope is equal to the magnification of the _____eyepiece______ times the magnification of the ________objective_________. 6. Oil immersion improves light microscopy by increasing the ________refractive index_________ of the medium between the objective lens and the specimen. 7. ____Depth of field________________ refers to the ability to distinguish objects on each side of the plane of focus. 8.
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Lab 2 - Lab 2: Microscopy I QuestionsforFirstMicroscopyLab

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