Published on December 17th, 2010 | by What2Learn


The parts of a microscope

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An activity to test whether Science students can label the different parts of a microscope. If you are struggling open the ‘revision notes’ below the activity.

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Stage: The area of the microscope that you place the object being studied.

Objective lens: The lens of a microscope that is nearest the object being viewed.

Revolving turret: This houses a series of objective lenses. You turn it to select the lens (and the level of magnification) that you want.

Mirror: Used to reflect light up towards the objective lens.

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