MBIO 3812 Ex 3-1 Intro to Microscope

MBIO 3812 Ex 3-1 Intro to Microscope - MBIO 3812 Exercise...

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9/26/11 11 MBIO 3812 Exercise 3-1 Introduction to the Light Microscopy A tool common for any microbiologist The compound microscope (compound meaning 2 sets of lenses) The microscopes in the lab are expensive pieces of equipment that need to be well taken care of. Certain points MUST be adhered to when using the microscope otherwise points will be deducted from your final lab grade
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9/26/11 22 MBIO 3812 Exercise 3-1 Introduction to the Light Microscopy A microscope walkthrough 1. Taking the microscope out of the cabinet and getting it to your bench. Two hands should always be used to carry a microscope One hand on the microscope arm One hand on the microscope base Why? To make sure that the microscope isn’t dropped. This could not only break the microscope but your foot or toe.
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9/26/11 33 MBIO 3812 Exercise 3-1 Introduction to the Light Microscopy A microscope walkthrough 2. Remove the dust cover over the microscope and store the cover in a drawer while using the microscope. 2. Plug in the microscope. 2. WAIT! Before you turn the microscope on check the lamp control .
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9/26/11 44 MBIO 3812 Exercise 3-1 Introduction to the Light Microscopy Power switch Lamp control 4. Before you turn on the microscope make sure the lamp control has been dialed down to ZERO 9 9 Why? If the lamp control is not dialed down you can blow the bulb!
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9/26/11 55 MBIO 3812 Exercise 3-1 Introduction to the Light Microscopy A microscope walkthrough 5. Once the lamp control is dialed down to zero the microscope can be turned on.
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66 MBIO 3812 Exercise 3-1 Introduction to the Light Microscopy There are 4 objectives (lens) on the revolving nose piece of the microscope ( 4X , 10X , 40X and 100X ). The magnification is printed on each objective but to make things even easier there is a different colored ring around each objective to help you discern which objective is which. 4X =
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2011 for the course MBIO 3812 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at The University of Oklahoma.

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