Parts of a microscope

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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.
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What is the function of the body?
This forms the base to which the other parts are attached.
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What is the function of the stage?
To hold the slide and with a central hole to let light through.
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What is the function of the objective lens?
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.
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What is the function of the eyepiece lens?
The lens in the top of the tube through which you see the image.
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What is the function of the mirror?
This reflects the light through the specimen.
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Card 2

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This forms the base to which the other parts are attached.

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What is the function of the body?

Card 3

Front

To hold the slide and with a central hole to let light through.

Back

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Card 4

Front

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.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

The lens in the top of the tube through which you see the image.

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Preview of the back of card 5
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