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Compound Microscope

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1.Make sure the low power objective is in place and it is as far away from the stage as possible. 2.Put the slide on the stage and secure with stage clips. Try to place the specimen in the center of the stage. 3.Looking from the side, raise the stage using the course adjustment knob, until the stage stops or the objective ALMOST touches the slide. 4.Looking through the microscope eyepiece, slowly lower the stage until the specimen comes into focus using the course adjustment. 5.Carefully move the slide until the specimen is centered in the field-of-view (portion of the slide you can see). 6.Use the fine adjustment to sharpen the focus.

7.Looking from the side, slowly turn the medium-power objective into place making sure the objective does not touch the slide. 8.Use the fine adjustment to sharpen the focus.
9.Carefully move the slide until the specimen is centered in the field-of-view. 10.Looking from the side, slowly turn the high-power objective into place making sure the objective does not touch the slide. 11.Use the fine adjustment knob to sharpen the focus.

12.Looking from the side, slowly turn the low power objective into place and lower the stage as far as it can go. 13.Remove slide from stage.
1.Make sure the low power objective is in place and it is as far away from the stage as possible. 2.Put the slide on the stage and secure with stage clips. Try to place the specimen in the center of the stage. 3.Looking from the side, raise the stage using the course adjustment knob, until the stage stops or the objective ALMOST touches the slide. 4.Looking through the microscope eyepiece, slowly lower the stage until the specimen comes into focus using the course adjustment. 5.Carefully move the slide until the specimen is centered in the field-of-view (portion of the slide you can see). 6.Use the fine adjustment to sharpen the focus.

7.Looking from the side, slowly turn the medium-power objective into place making sure the objective does...