Microscopes - parts and functions

Parts and their functions
1. Stage: place where the object to be magnified is put
2. Stage clip: holds the microscope slide and cover slip in
3. Light source: reflects light through a hold in the stage onto
the object
4. Objective lenses: refract light from the object to form a
large, upside down image
5. Eyepiece lens: refracts light from the objective lens and
turns the image the right way up and enlarges the
appearance of the image
6. Focusing knobs: controls the sharpness and clarity of the
7. Base: bottom part of the microscope which keeps it steady