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PhET Colorado simulations
http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulations/category/physics 

Great physics website with strong conceptual knowledge for all subject areas.  Algebra based, some trig.    
www.physicsclassroom.com/ 

Algebra and Trig based practice problems in all subject areas
http://www.physicstutorials.org/pt/index.php
 
More comprehensive website including calculus based physics
http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/hframe.html
 
Calculus based physics 
http://www.splung.com/    

Vector Review for Trig and Calculus based physics
http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics/8-02sc-physics-ii-electricity-and-magnetism-fall-2010/electric-fields/math-review-fields/MIT8_02SC_notes2.pdf

Good overview on broad range of topics in Physics
http://www.physics247.com/

Tools for problem solving

Units and Dimensional Analysis
http://www4.ncsu.edu/unity/lockers/users/f/felder/public/kenny/papers/units.html

Dimensional Analysis
http://www.chem.tamu.edu/class/fyp/mathrev/mr-da.html

Significant Figures
http://www.chem.sc.edu/faculty/morgan/resources/sigfigs/index.html

Scientific Notation
http://ieer.org/resource/classroom/scientific-notation/

How to Solve a Physics Problem
http://www.smarterthanthat.com/physics/physics-dont-panic-10-steps-to-solving-most-physics-problems/

Video on Problem Solving
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFpAnVtrwIE

Specific Help by Topic

1D Kinematics
http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/1DKin/

Free Body Diagrams and Forces
http://www.phy.syr.edu/courses/tutorials/FreeBody/Tutorial.Page.1.html
http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/freebodies/reading/index.html
http://www.stmary.ws/highschool/physics/home/notes/dynamics/3laws/FreeBodyDiagrams.htm

Newton’s Laws
http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/newtlaws/

Newton’s 1st Law
https://www.khanacademy.org/science/physics/forces-newtons-laws/newtons-laws-of-motion/v/newton-s-1st-law-of-motion
https://www.khanacademy.org/science/physics/forces-newtons-laws/newtons-laws-of-motion/v/newton-s-first-law-of-motion-concepts
https://www.khanacademy.org/science/physics/forces-newtons-laws/newtons-laws-of-motion/v/newton-s-first-law-of-motion

Newton’s 2nd Law and Free Body Diagrams
http://www.wwnorton.com/college/physics/om/_tutorials/chap5/freebody/index.htm
https://www.khanacademy.org/science/physics/forces-newtons-laws/newtons-laws-of-motion/v/newton-s-second-law-of-motion

Newton’s 3rd Law
https://www.khanacademy.org/science/physics/forces-newtons-laws/newtons-laws-of-motion/v/newton-s-third-law-of-motion

Forces and Vectors
http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/vectors/

Momentum
http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/momentum/

Work, Energy, and Power
http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/energy/

Circular Motion
http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/circles/

Centripetal Force
Projectile Motion
Coloumb’s Law and Electrostatics
http://www.physicsclassroom.com/class/estatics

Electric Field, Potential, and Current
http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/circuits/

Waves
http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/waves/
http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/light/

Geometrical Optics
http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/refln/
http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/refrn/

Thermodynamics
http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/thermalP/

Magnetism
https://www.khanacademy.org/science/physics/electricity-and-magnetism/v/introduction-to-magnetism