Dissecting microscope Light switches - to turn on/off arm illuminator and in-base illuminator In-base illuminator - provides light to observe transparent objects Stage - where object is placed for observation Illuminator in the arm - provides light to observe opaque objects Focus adjustment knob - to move the objecting up or down while focusing Arm - to hold the microscope while transporting it Objectives (1X and 2X) - for the light to pass from the objective to the oculars Bodytube - for light to pass from the objective to the oculars Ocular or eyepiece - to view and magnify the image of the object Ocular or eyepiece - to view and magnify the image of the object

Illuminator Light switches - to turn on/off arm illuminator and in-base illuminator In-stage illuminator - provides light to observe transparent objects In-arm illuminator - provides light to observe opaque objects

3D Dissecting microscope - Mouse over and drag to rotate the microscope