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Microscopy


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Microscopes
Let us see things that can't be seen with the naked eye.
Light microscopes
Invented in the 1590s. Allow you to see things like nuclei, chloroplasts and mitochondria
Electron microscopes
Invented in the 1930s. Let us see much smaller things in more detail, like the internal structure of mitochondria and chloroplasts.
Magnification Calculation
length of image/length of specimen
Eyepiece
Part of the microscope you look through
Lens
the part of the microscope that magnifies the specimen.
Stage
Where you place the slide with your specimen on.