Supports the microscope
located at the base of the microscope.
passes light directly upward through the microscope.
The platform that the slide rests on while being viewed.
small substage lens that cooncentrates the light on the specimen. Usually close to the inferior surface of the stage
Iris diaphragm Lever
Arm attached to the base of the condenser that regulates the amount of light passing through the condenser.
Course Adjustment Knob
Used to focus on the specimen
Fine Adjustment Knob
Used for precise focusing once course focusing has been completed
Head or body tube
Supports the objective lense system and the occular lens/ lenses
Vertical portion of the microscope connecting the base and head
Ocular lens (eye piece)
either one or two.
superior end or body of the tube.
What are the magnifications for the 3 types of lenses.
40, 100...400, 1000
Parts of a microscope