First, plug in your microscope to a power source
Make sure to turn your microscope on
After turning it on, make sure the light source is on.
Turn your nose piece to the lowest power.
Use the coarse adjustment knob to bring your specimen into focus. DO NOT USE THIS KNOB AGAIN 🚫
Observe your specimen
Turn your nose piece to the medium power
Use the fine adjustment knob to bring the specimen into a sharper view
DO NOT USE THIS KNOB
Turn the nose piece to the highest power and repeat the same focusing process you used for the medium power.
You now know how to focus and use your microscope! Don't forget to clean up!
- 1.0 Compound Light Microscopes
- 1.0 Power Outlet
- A Slide or Specimen