Identify the parts of the microscope listed inside the box

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Identify the parts of the microscope listed inside the box

Answer:

A microscope is a laboratory equipment used to magnify objects that cannot be seen by the eye. For example, microscopes can be used to observe a cell: to tell the shape of a cell and cell parts. The image of an object is magnified through the magnifying part of a microscope with the support of a light source. The early microscope was invented by Antoine Van Leeuwenhoek. While the compound microscope was invented by Zacharias and Hans Jansen.

Parts of a Microscope and its Basic Function

In the given box, below are the parts of a microscope and its basic function:

   Magnifying part – objective lens and eyepiece

   Mechanical part – course adjustment, fine adjustment knob, body, tube, nosepiece, base, arm, and stage

   Illuminating part – mirror and  diaphragm

Types of Microscopes

These are the main types of a microscope:

   Light microscopes- it is used to study living cells because of their low magnification and resolution.

   Electron microscopes- it is used to study other objects except for living cells due to their higher magnifications and higher resolution images.


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