Microscope Basics

Microscope Basics


Take a self-guided exploration of a common laboratory microscope including its care, components, and usage. 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this exercise, you will be able to:

  1. List the basic components of a typical microscope
  2. Describe the use of lens power and eyepiece powers 
  3. Calculate the magnification of a microscope based on the selected lens
  4. Discuss the care of an use of a typical microscope
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