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STEPS
TOOLS
First, plug in your microscope to a power source

First, plug in your microscope to a power source

Make sure to turn your microscope on

Make sure to turn your microscope on

After turning it on, make sure the light source is on.

After turning it on, make sure the light source is on.

Turn your nose piece to the lowest power.

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 \ud83d\udeab

Use the coarse adjustment knob to bring your specimen into focus. DO NOT USE THIS KNOB AGAIN 🚫

Observe your specimen

Observe your specimen

Turn your nose piece to the medium power

Turn your nose piece to the medium power

Use the fine adjustment knob to bring the specimen into a sharper view

Use the fine adjustment knob to bring the specimen into a sharper view

DO NOT USE THIS KNOB

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.

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!

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