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1. What is the function of the body?

  • This reflects the light through the specimen.
  • The lens at the lower end of the tube. Different magnifications can be obtained by rotating the turret head to change to a different objective.
  • This forms the base to which the other parts are attached.
  • The lens in the top of the tube through which you see the image.
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2. What is the function of the stage?

  • This reflects the light through the specimen.
  • To hold the slide and with a central hole to let light through.
  • The lens at the lower end of the tube. Different magnifications can be obtained by rotating the turret head to change to a different objective.
  • To hold the lenses and keep out all the light except that which comes from the object being viewed.

3. What is the function of the mirror?

  • To hold the slide and with a central hole to let light through.
  • This reflects the light through the specimen.
  • The lens at the lower end of the tube. Different magnifications can be obtained by rotating the turret head to change to a different objective.
  • This forms the base to which the other parts are attached.

4. What is the function of the eyepiece?

  • The lens in the top of the tube through which you see the image.
  • This forms the base to which the other parts are attached.
  • This reflects the light through the specimen.
  • The lens at the lower end of the tube. Different magnifications can be obtained by rotating the turret head to change to a different objective.

5. What is the function of the tube?

  • To hold the lenses and keep out all the light except that which comes from the object being viewed.
  • The lens at the lower end of the tube. Different magnifications can be obtained by rotating the turret head to change to a different objective.
  • To hold the slide and with a central hole to let light through.
  • This forms the base to which the other parts are attached.

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