anatomy 2402 Cmpd_Lt_Microscope_LAB - The Compound Light...

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The Compound Light Microscope2404 Intro A&P
What is a compound light microscope?
How Does a Microscope Work?
How Does a Microscope Work?
The two lenses are called:EyepieceObjectiveThe eyepiece has a magnification of “10x”The magnification of the objective lenses vary and are marked on the lensTotal magnification = (Eyepiece) X (Objective)Example:10 X 40 = Magnification400
The Parts of the Microscope and Their FunctionMagnificationSupport body tubeSupports slideFocuses imageSharpens the imageSupports microscopeReflects lighttowards eyepieceRegulatesamount of lightHolds slide In placeHold objectives-rotates to changemagnificationMagnificationMaintainsproper distancebetween lenses

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