To better understand the structure and function of a microscope, we need to take a look at the labeled microscope diagrams of the compound and electron microscope. These diagrams clearly explain the functioning of the microscopes along with their respective parts. Man’s curiosity has led to great inventions. The microscope is one of them.
Here, unlabeled microscope diagrams have been provided for your perusal, which will help you practice and test your understanding of the instrument. Depending on the source of illumination, microscopes can be divided into two categories. They are:
A simple microscope’s parts have two classifications: the mechanical part and the optical parts. What are the mechanical parts? Mechanical parts pertain to the parts of the microscope that support the optional parts. They help in the adjustment so as to accurately magnify the object. Mechanical parts include the following: