The parts of a binocular microscope are the eye piece (ocular), mechanical stage, nose piece, objective lenses, condenser, lamp, microscope tube and prisms. Each part plays an important role in the microscope's function. More »

Typical topics for seventh grade science worksheets include single cell organisms, the functions of plant and animal cells, the hierarchy of multi-cell organisms, human anatomy, and the functioning of the human body's ma... More » Education K-12

In light microscopy, lower magnification objective lenses are further from the specimen and survey a larger area, meaning more light enters the microscope, explains How Stuff Works. More magnification means the lens is c... More »

To use a microscope, one moves the revolving turret so that it is at its lowest magnification setting and puts the sample into the stage clips. The focus knobs and the revolving turret are used to focus and magnify the i... More » Science Biology

Ear wax removal via suction is performed by an ear, nose and throat specialist, or an otolaryngologist, using a microscope and a small metal tube connected to a suction device. Suction is recommended only in clinical set... More » Beauty & Fashion Hygiene

A periscope is an optical tool that uses two mirrors or prisms to redirect light through a tube. This allows the viewer to look over or around obstacles. More » Science Physics

A condenser lens is the part of a compound microscope responsible for focusing light on the slide. This lens is included on almost all microscopes manufactured since the 19th century and is usually found on the bottom of... More »