The Pinta, the Nina,and the Santa Maria , were the three ships in which Christopher Columbus sailed west with along with other voyagers. The ships contained the lateen (triangular) sails, which made it easier to sail across and into the wind.
Christopher Columbus Day Ship Hundreds Chart Hidden Picture Activity for Math
Here's an interesting way to teach history--with infographics! A previous pinner writes: "Life was pretty difficult for a sailor in the age of exploration, and every day was filled with hard work, and back breaking labour.