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How do you use a hand lens?


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Answered 2009-12-02 00:04:53

you hold the hand lens up to what you want to look at and look through it

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People hunting for fossils use hand lens and some crime labs do as well.


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Which lens is the type of lens that is used in a hand lens?

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What type of lens is used in a hand lens?

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What does a hand lens measure?

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What are similarities between a microscope and a hand lens?

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Use of the hand lens?

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What is a hand-held instrument used to make an item look larger?

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What does hand lens mean in science?

A hand lens is a magnifying glass, archaic term. It makes things like bugs look bigger. You carry it in your hand.


What are hand lenses used for?

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What tool would you use to study the colors of a rainbow?

you can use a hand lens which is the best tool b/c it uses reflection


What does a refracting telescope use to produce an image?

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What is a hand lens used for in science?

A hand lens is used to magnify an object. It is used to get a closer look at small features or objects.


How does a hand lens work?

a lens works when light goes through it and refracts (bends) inside the lens. so the light


What is the difference between a microscope and a hand lens?

A microscope has two lenses and magnifies much more powerfully than a normal hand lens.


Who invented the hand lens?

Roger Bacon invented the magnifying glass. The magnifying glass is also called the hand lens. It was invented in 1250.


To magnify an object would you use a convex lens or a concave lens?

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